Moore County

Moore County

Last updated September 2021

72,539 Total Voters

Republican 41.49% Democrat 21.82% Libertarian 0.78% Green 0% Constitution 0% Unaffiliated 35.9%
White 78.08% Black 10.35% Other 11.57%

Moore County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2020 census, the population was 99,727 . Its county seat is Carthage and its largest town is Pinehurst. It is a border county between the Piedmont and the Atlantic Coastal Plain.

In the early years the economy was dependent on agriculture and lumber. The lumber business expanded after railroads reached the area, improving access to markets. It lies at the northern edge of the area known as the Sandhills region, and developed resorts in the late 19th century, aided by railroads.

Since the early 21st century Moore County comprises the Aberdeen-Pinehurst-Southern Pines, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area. Moore County is a part of the Fayetteville Combined Statistical Area, which as of 2019 had an estimated population of 854,826, making it the 65th largest CSA in the United States.

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Unemployment 8.55%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • James Boles (NC-52)
  • Allen McNeill (NC-78)
  • State Senate
  • Jerry Tillman (NC-29)

Election Results