Population

Carteret County’s Population

Population Overview

 Carteret County North CarolinaUnited States
Population68,5379,940,828318,558,162
Median Age
37.738.337.7
Per Capita Income$29,348$26,779$29,829

Source: American Fact Finder
A continuing stream of new residents and second home owners, attracted by a highly desirable coastal location and lifestyle, beautiful natural environment, low crime rate, and affordable housing, will continue Carteret County’s steady growth.

Carteret County Population by Year

YearPermanentSeasonal**
201369,602153,708
201469,849
201570,605
201668,537
201768,537

Source: American Fact Finder
** Does not include permanent population

Municipal Population and Growth

Locality2017Median Age
Atlantic Beach1,67153.8
Beaufort4,18145.1
Bogue43741.8
Cape Carteret2,26744.3
Cedar Point1,39344.8
Emerald Isle3,70953.7
Indian Beach20561.8
Morehead City9,27343.4
Newport4,66646.4
Peletier74038.6
Pine Knoll Shores1,42062.7

Source: American Fact Finder

Population by Age

AGE RANGETOTAL%
Under 5 years3,0834.5%
5-93,5665.2%
10-143,6565.3%
15-193,6215.3%
20-243,4345.0%
25-347,36510.7%
35-447,95111.6%
45-549,74814.2%
55-595,7068.3%
60-645,4477.9%

Source: American Fact Finder

Population by Race

Race2016Percentage
White59,18386.4%
Black/African American3,9155.7%
Hispanic2,8504.2%
Asian8021.2%
American Indian241.04%
Two or More1,4792.2%
Pacific Islander0.0%

Source: American Fact Finder

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