Peletier, situated in Carteret County, is a small town made up of 3.7 square miles.
August 25, 2017
The median resident age in Peletier is 40 years. The median estimated household income is about $33,000 making it about $15,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $19,000. The average price for a home in Peletier is about $132,000 (2015) which is $28,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $900 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Peletier is 91% White, 7% Hispanic, 1% Two or more races, and 1% other. 84% of the population are high school graduates, with 9% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 39% are married, 15% are divorced, 4% are separated, 4% are widowed, leaving 38% that have never been married.
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Peletier 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 Peletier, NC is about 640. The population has been steadily increasing since 2000.
The elevation of Peletier, NC is 30 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Peletier, NC is 28584.
The area code for Peletier, NC is 252.
Historically speaking Peletier 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 40% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 4%.
The unemployment rate for Peletier is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average. Construction and retail make over 50% of the most common industries in the town.