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Overview

Introduction to Mooresville, North Carolina

Mooresville, North Carolina, in Iredell county, is 17 miles NW of Concord, North Carolina (center to center) and 24 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Mooresville History

Mooresville was founded in 1856. The town was originally part of John Franklin Moore and Rachel Summrow Moore's plantation. They donated the land for the railroad depot. The town was named after John F. Moore, who later became the town's mayor. Initially, the town was known as Moore's Siding. It was incorporated in 1873 and adopted its current name.

Mooresville and nearby Attractions

  • North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame
  • Memory Lane Motorsports Museum
  • Mooresville Museum
  • Historic Rural Hill Farm
  • Waterworks Visual Arts Center
  • Lake Norman State Park

Things To Do In Mooresville

Mooresville is home to many parks including Bellingham Park, Willow Valley, Liberty Park, Nesbit Park, Stephenson Park, and Edgemoor Park. The Mooresville Golf Course is an ideal destination for golf lovers. One can also visit the Iredell Museums of Arts and Heritage, Latta Plantation, and Rowan Museum. In addition, the town organizes festivals and special events every year such as the Cotton Ketchie Arts Festival and Lake Norman Festival.

Mooresville Transportation

International flights are available from Charlotte/Douglas International Airport.

Mooresville Higher Education

Some of the colleges and universities that offer facilities for higher education are the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Gaston College, Central Piedmont Community College, and many more.

Demographics

People

Total Population35,387
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens10.4%
Employed Population 16+16,777
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married52.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.5%
Median Earnings25+$40,977
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,977
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,831

Wealth

Median Family Income$78,918
% Above Poverty Level89.9%
% Below Poverty Level10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone24.4%
Median Gross Rent$974
Median House Value$194,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28%
Irish13%
English10.8%
Italian7.1%
Scottish2.9%
French Except Basque2.6%
Polish2.5%
Dutch1.3%
Norwegian1%
Welsh0.9%
Swedish0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Czech0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Greek0.3%
African0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Arab0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Albanian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
German0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
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Mooresville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Iredell County
Standard Zip Codes28115, 28117
Phone Area Codes704,980
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.57
Approximate Longitude-80.81

Mooresville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSALISBURY 9 WNW
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationSALISBURY
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationCHARLOTTE DGLAS INTL AP
Distance26.7 miles
Jan Temp32 to 51 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip43.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cornelius27,426$106,347
Davidson12,076$136,172
Huntersville51,701$110,931
Kannapolis45,685$53,185
Landis3,082$51,413
Troutman2,491$49,432

Mooresville Public Libraries

Mooresville Public Library
304 S MAIN ST
Mooresville, North Carolina
(704) 660-3272

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Mooresville Hospitals

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
171 Fairview Road
(704) 660-4010

Mooresville Public Schools

Mooresville Intermediate
1438 Coddle Creek Hwy
ZIP: 28115
(704) 658-2680
Middle
Total Enrollment 745
Coddle Creek Elementary
141 Frank's Crossing Loop
ZIP: 28115
(704) 439-4077
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
Rocky River Elementary
483 Rocky River Rd
ZIP: 28115
(704) 658-2740
Primary
Total Enrollment 637
Shepherd Elementary
1748 Charlotte Hwy
ZIP: 28115
(704) 664-2582
Primary
Total Enrollment 491
Park View Elementary
217 W Mcneely Ave
ZIP: 28115
(704) 658-2550
Primary
Total Enrollment 678
Nf Woods Adv Tech And Arts Center
574 W Mclelland Ave
ZIP: 28115
(704) 658-2500
High
Pine Lake Preparatory
104 Yellow Wood Circle
ZIP: 28115
(704) 237-5300
Other
Total Enrollment 1678
Mooresville Senior High
659 E Center Ave
ZIP: 28115
(704) 658-2580
High
Total Enrollment 1787
South Elementary
839 S Magnolia St
ZIP: 28115
(704) 658-2650
Primary
Total Enrollment 559
East Mooresville Intermediate
1711 Landis Highway
ZIP: 28115
(704) 658-2700
Middle
Total Enrollment 625
Mooresville Middle
233 Kistler Farm Rd
ZIP: 28115
(704) 658-2720
Middle
Total Enrollment 1023
Mount Mourne School
1431 Mecklenburg Hwy
ZIP: 28115
(704) 892-4711
Middle
Total Enrollment 499
Lake Norman Elementary
255 Oak Tree Road
ZIP: 28117
(704) 662-8261
Primary
Total Enrollment 495
Lakeshore Middle
244 Lakeshore School Drive
ZIP: 28117
(704) 799-0187
Middle
Total Enrollment 514
Langtree Charter Academy
154 Foundation Court
ZIP: 28117
(704) 705-1698
Primary
Total Enrollment 912
Brawley Middle
132 Swift Arrow Drive
ZIP: 28117
(704) 664-4430
Middle
Total Enrollment 746
Lake Norman High
186 Doolie Road
ZIP: 28117
(704) 799-8555
High
Total Enrollment 1865
Lakeshore Elementary
252 Lakeshore School Road
ZIP: 28117
(704) 660-5970
Primary
Total Enrollment 632
Woodland Heights Elementary
288 Forest Lake Boulevard
ZIP: 28117
(704) 663-1370
Primary
Total Enrollment 757

Mooresville Private Schools

Mooresville Christian Academy
804 Fieldstone Rd
ZIP: 28115
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 93
Woodlawn School
135 Woodlawn School Loop
ZIP: 28115
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 200
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