Carteret County, North Carolina Population 2018

Carteret County, North Carolina's estimated population is 68,881 with a growth rate of 0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carteret County, North Carolina is the 38th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201768,8813440.50%
201668,537-318-0.46%
201668,8551260.18%
201568,729850.12%
201468,6442580.38%
201368,3866100.90%
201267,7763500.52%
201167,4267261.09%
201066,70014,14426.91%
199052,55611,46427.90%
198041,0929,48930.03%
197031,6036632.14%
196030,9407,88134.18%
195023,0594,77526.12%
194018,2841,3848.19%
193016,9001,5169.85%
192015,3841,60811.67%
191013,7761,96516.64%
190011,8119869.11%
189010,8251,04110.64%
18809,7847748.59%
18709,01082410.07%
18608,1861,24717.97%
18506,9393485.28%
18406,591-6-0.09%
18306,59798817.61%
18205,60978616.30%
18104,8234249.64%
18004,39966717.87%
17903,7320.00%

Carteret County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White60,921
Black or African American4,157
Two or More Races1,587
Asian817
Some Other Race778
American Indian and Alaska Native258
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Carteret County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Carteret County, North Carolina Median Age

46.9


Total

45


Male

48.7


Female

Carteret County, North Carolina Adults

There are 55,858 adults, (14,941 of which are seniors) in Carteret County, North Carolina.

Carteret County, North Carolina Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Carteret County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

34,877

50.89%

Male

33,660

49.11%

Carteret County, North Carolina Households and Families

Carteret County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carteret County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All72.5%27.5%
Non Family65%35%
Male55.3%44.7%
Female53.1%46.9%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carteret County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,5632.2872.5
Married14,7222.883.5
Non Family10,3581.265
Female3,3203.0853.1
Male1,1633.1555.3

2.8

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carteret County, North Carolina Households

Carteret County, North Carolina Education

Carteret County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6163.16%
9th to 12th Grade3,4986.84%
High School Graduate13,63526.64%
Some College13,34526.08%
Associates Degree5,80811.35%
Bachelors Degree7,93415.50%
Graduate Degree5,34110.44%

Carteret County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,53041,86412,439
Black2,8512,320369
Hispanic1,475786212
Multiple Races69660096
Asian581427153
Other Race36715429
Native American17315730
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 27.32%.

Carteret County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,237$36,129$26,177
Less Than High School$20,985$23,834$16,398
High School Grad$24,493$30,349$16,832
Some College$29,429$36,472$24,108
Bachelors Degree$41,350$56,033$35,568
Graduate Degree$57,773$71,389$51,129

$31,237

Average Earnings

$36,129

Average Male

$26,177

Average Female

Carteret County, North Carolina Language

Carteret County, North Carolina Language by Age

Carteret County, North Carolina Language

94.28% of Carteret County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.56% of the population.

Carteret County, North Carolina Poverty

Carteret County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,4136,57911.26%
Black3,9231,14829.26%
Hispanic2,80162922.46%
Multiple1,57051432.74%
Asian81117621.70%
Other7729412.18%
Native2457631.02%

13.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.53%

Male Poverty Rate

14.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carteret County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carteret County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 32.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carteret County, North Carolina is White, with 11.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.11%.

Carteret County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.28%
High School13.25%
Some College10.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%

Carteret County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.55%
Male Unemployed27.49%
Female Employed10.49%
Male Employed6.63%

Carteret County, North Carolina Income

Carteret County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,599$66,223
Families$62,603$78,481
Married Families$72,877$89,242
Non Families$31,248$41,076

Carteret County, North Carolina Marital Status

Carteret County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Carteret County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Carteret County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Carteret County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Carteret County, North Carolina Veterans

Carteret County, North Carolina Veterans by War

8,074

Number of Veterans

7,188

Male Veterans

886

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,171
First Gulf War1,935
Second Gulf War1,405
Korea683
World War II429

Carteret County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,309
35 to 542,035
75+1,639
55 to 641,549
18 to 34542

Carteret County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,64615.37%
Black3089.62%
Hispanic1529.13%
2 or More678.50%
Other193.91%
Asian172.80%
Indian126.00%
Hawaiian5100.00%

Carteret County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carteret County, North Carolina Employment Status

Carteret County, North Carolina Employment by Age

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Carteret County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Carteret County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Carteret County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Morehead City868794027158.23%
Newport4164468452012.49%
Beaufort403941991603.96%
Emerald Isle36553704491.34%
Cape Carteret19922068763.82%
Atlantic Beach14951492-3-0.20%
Pine Knoll Shores13391357181.34%
Cedar Point12791315362.81%
Bogue684697131.90%
Peletier64464730.47%
Indian Beach11411400.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990