Bogue, situated in Carteret County, is a small town made up of 3 square miles...
August 22, 2016
In 1995, the Town of Bogue was incorporated.
The median resident age in Bogue is 40 years. The median estimated household income is about $62,000 making it about $17,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $24,000. The average price for a home in Bogue is about $172,000 (2013) which is $17,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $840 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Bogue is 90% White, 5% Hispanic, 2% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 1% other. 87% of the population are high school graduates, with 15% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 66% are married, 8% are divorced, 4% are widowed, leaving 22% that have never been married.
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Bogue belongs to Carteret County in the south-eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named for Sir George Carteret or his heir John Carteret, is part of the Morehead City Micropolitan Statistical Area. Carteret County has a population of 67,000 and it's county seat Carteret has a population of 4,000.
Carteret County, NC served as battleground for the War of Jenkin's Ear against Spanish pirates, and the Battle of Brandywine (Revolutionary War). Currently the Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue is located in Carteret and consists of 875 acres of land.
Carteret County borders Pamlico, Craven, Onslow, Hyde, and Jones counties. The third biggest county in North Carolina, Carteret is made up of 1341 square miles. 506 of which is land with the remaining 834 as water.
The Population of Bogue, NC is about 685.
The elevation of Bogue, NC is 23 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Bogue, NC is 28570.
The area code for Bogue, NC is 252.
Historically speaking Bogue and Carteret County have voted mostly Republican, with 70% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 56% of the population are religiously unaffiliated (Nones). About 38% are protestants, Catholics make up around 4%, and 2% other.
The unemployment rate for Bogue is about 5% (2015), making it the same as the state average of around 5%. Construction, administration/waste management, and public administration make more than 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Carolina Coast Online is the primary newspaper that covers the Carteret County area.