Cedar Point, situated in Carteret County, is a small town made up of 2.2 square miles...
September 19, 2016
The median resident age in Cedar Point is 49 years. The median estimated household income is about $69,000 making it about $24,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $36,000. The average price for a home in Cedar Point is about $320,000 (2013) which is $165,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Cedar Point is 92% White, 3% Black, and 5% other. 93% of the population are high school graduates, with 39% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 65% are married, 11% are divorced, 1% are separated, 8% are widowed, leaving 15% that have never been married.
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Cedar Point 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 its 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 Cedar Point, NC is about 1,300. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1990's.
The elevation of Cedar Point, NC is 20 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Cedar Point, NC is 28584.
The area code for Cedar Point, NC is 252.
Historically speaking Cedar Point 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 unafiliated (Nones). About 38% are Protestants, Catholics make up around 4%, and 2% other.
The unemployment rate for Cedar Point is about 5% (2015), making it the same as the state average of around 5%. Retail, construction, manufacturing make more than 40% of the most common industries in the town.
Carolina Coast Online is the primary newspaper that covers the Carteret County area.