• Morehead City

    Why you'd want to live in Morehead City

    As the largest town in Carteret County, Morehead City has a lot to offer it's residents and surrounding visitors alike. With a vibrant downtown community (some of which is directly along the waterfront) full of shops, restaurants, breweries and more- it's easy to see how unique this so-called city pays attention to the small-town details. Morehead City hosts two of the biggest area events each year, with The Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament the first week in June, and the NC Seafood Festival the first weekend in October. There is an abundance of Real Estate options available, and MHC would be one of the most desired locations for potential new businesses in the area.

    Morehead City Market Report

    $417,146

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 155 HOMES

    $153,955

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 5 DISTRESSED HOMES

    $1,901,000

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 8 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

    $394,748

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 11 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

    $673,550

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 18 HOMES WITH A POOL

    $309,725

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 4 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

    Average Home

    Average Price $417,146
    Avg Bedrooms 3.21 beds
    Avg Bathrooms 2.83 baths

    Average Price by Bedrooms

    2 bedrooms $184,208
    3 bedrooms $351,043
    4 bedrooms $613,221
    5 bedrooms $1,118,962
    Morehead City Home Price Trends
      2/2019 1/2019 12/2018 11/2018 10/2018
    Total Listings 152 146 145 155 156
    Average Price $380,846 $389,103 $402,877 $396,834 $413,276
    Avg Price Change -2.17% -3.54% +1.52% -4.14% +4.21%
    Median Price $299,693 $301,772 $317,533 $305,241 $319,023
    Med Price Change -0.69% -5.22% +4.03% -4.52% +2.47%
    Avg Bedrooms 3.13 beds 3.15 beds 3.19 beds 3.23 beds 3.25 beds
    Avg Bathrooms 2.74 baths 2.77 baths 2.81 baths 2.82 baths 2.87 baths
    Home Price by High School
    School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
    Croatan 1 $524,900 413 days
    East Carteret 3 $433,000 480 days
    West Carteret 151 $416,117 170 days
    Home Price by House Size
    Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
    All Homes 155 $417,146 178 days
    Distressed Homes 5 $153,955 87 days
    Multi-Million Dollar Homes 8 $1,901,000 162 days
    Newly Built Homes 11 $394,748 295 days
    Homes with a Pool 18 $673,550 138 days
    Reduced Price Homes 4 $309,725 49 days

    School Data

    Highly Rated Morehead City Schools

    8

    BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    Elementary School
    Public

    8

    MOREHEAD CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Middle School
    Public

    8

    CROATAN HIGH SCHOOL
    High School
    Public

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