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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 Higher91.5%
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
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NW of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City24 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Iredell County
Standard Zip Codes28115, 28117
Phone Area Codes704,980
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude35.584
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Mooresville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Doolie (28115)

Mayhew (28115)

Mazeppa (28115)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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, NC 28115 (35.579618, -80.816493)
Mooresville, North Carolina
(704) 660-3272

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Mooresville Hospitals

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

Nf Woods Adv Tech/arts Ctr
574 West Mclelland Ave
(704) 663-3274
Other
Mooresville Middle
160 South Magnolia St
(704) 663-3841
Middle
Total Enrollment 902
Mooresville Senior High
659 East Center Ave
(704) 664-5545
High
Total Enrollment 1568
Park View Elementary
217 West Mcneely Ave
(704) 664-5343
Primary
Total Enrollment 667
South Elementary
839 South Magnolia
(704) 664-9777
Primary
Total Enrollment 578
Mooresville Intermediate
233 Kistler Farm Rd
(704) 799-6471
Middle
Total Enrollment 718
East Mooresville Intermediate
1711 Landis Hwy
(704) 658-2700
Middle
Total Enrollment 617
Woodland Heights Elementary
288 Forest Lake Blvd
(704) 663-1370
Primary
Total Enrollment 930
Brawley Middle
664 Brawley School Rd
(704) 664-4430
Middle
Total Enrollment 699
Mount Mourne Elementary
1431 Mecklenburg Hwy
(704) 892-4711
Middle
Total Enrollment 493
Shepherd Elementary
1748 Charlotte Hwy
(704) 664-2582
Primary
Total Enrollment 523
Lake Norman Elementary
255 Oak Tree Rd
(704) 662-8262
Primary
Total Enrollment 597
Lakeshore Elementary
252 Lakeshore School Rd
(704) 660-5970
Primary
Total Enrollment 685
Lakeshore Middle
244 Lakeshore School Dr
(704) 799-0187
Middle
Total Enrollment 564
Lake Norman High
186 Doolie Rd
(704) 799-8555
High
Total Enrollment 1973
Pine Lake Preparatory
246 Blume Rd
(704) 799-2500
Other
Total Enrollment 1593
Rocky River Elem
483 Rocky River Rd
(704) 658-2740
Primary
Total Enrollment 589
Coddle Creek Elementary
484 Presbyterian Rd
Primary
Total Enrollment 744

Mooresville Private Schools

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

Mooresville Colleges

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