Cape Carteret, North Carolina Population 2020

2,067

Cape Carteret is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,067, it is the 252nd largest city in North Carolina and the 7479th largest city in the United States. Cape Carteret is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 7.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,917 in 2010. Cape Carteret reached it's highest population of 2,067 in 2018. Spanning over 3 miles, Cape Carteret has a population density of 819 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cape Carteret is $95,795 with a poverty rate of 8.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,385 per month, and the median house value is $261,300. The median age in Cape Carteret is 45.6 years, 45.9 years for males, and 45.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.0 males.

Cape Carteret Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cape Carteret was:

  • White: 97.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.93%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.72%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cape Carteret, North Carolina is 2,067, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,067.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,917.

Cape Carteret, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30697.05%
Black or African American220.93%
Some Other Race180.76%
Two or More Races170.72%
Asian100.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.13%

Cape Carteret Population Pyramid 2020

Cape Carteret Median Age

45.6


Total

45.9


Male

45.3


Female

Cape Carteret Adults

There are 1,769 adults, (574 of whom are seniors) in Cape Carteret.

Cape Carteret Age Dependency

98.8

Age Dependency Ratio

48

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cape Carteret Sex Ratio

Female

1,320

55.56%

Male

1,056

44.44%

Cape Carteret Households and Families

Cape Carteret Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cape Carteret Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.2%8.8%
All88.2%11.8%
Non Family88%12%
Female68.9%31.1%

88.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9342.5488.2
Married5712.9891.2
Non Family2341.1288
Female1032.9968.9
Male264100

2.94

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cape Carteret Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade170.98%
High School Graduate43325.00%
Some College38622.29%
Associates Degree20611.89%
Bachelors Degree34920.15%
Graduate Degree34119.69%

Cape Carteret Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6441,627642
Hispanic414129
Multiple Races17176
Black171710
Asian1010
Other Race33
Native American333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,649$51,488$36,324
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,083$24,375$36,667
Some College$40,786$52,670$26,964
Bachelors Degree$53,654$64,583$47,031
Graduate Degree$61,042$100,893$48,750

$43,649

Average Earnings

$51,488

Average Male

$36,324

Average Female

Cape Carteret Language

Cape Carteret Language by Age

Cape Carteret Language

94.26% of Cape Carteret residents speak only English, while 5.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.32% of the population.

Cape Carteret Poverty

Cape Carteret Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,1281718.04%
Hispanic1922211.46%
Multiple17423.53%

8.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.66%

Male Poverty Rate

11.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cape Carteret

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cape Carteret is Multiple, with 23.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cape Carteret is White, with 8.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.89%.

Name Poverty
High School8.31%
Some College7.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.94%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed9.65%
Male Employed5.91%

Cape Carteret Income

Cape Carteret Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$76,810$95,795
Families$86,944$107,729
Married Families$99,602-
Non Families$36,250$56,424

Cape Carteret Marital Status

Cape Carteret Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cape Carteret Married by Age and Sex

Cape Carteret Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cape Carteret Marital Status by Race

Cape Carteret Veterans

261

Number of Veterans

246

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam131
First Gulf War88
Second Gulf War47
Korea24
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7485
75+68
35 to 5464
55 to 6444
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White25115.30%
Black1058.82%
Hispanic614.63%

$Cape Carteret Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cape Carteret Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Cape Carteret Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

48.91%

Born in North Carolina

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.47% of Cape Carteret residents were born in the United States, with 48.91% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,0670.00%
20192,0670.00%
20182,06770.34%
20172,0600.00%
20162,06080.39%
20152,05250.24%
20142,047140.69%
20132,033321.60%
20122,001-18-0.89%
20112,019211.05%
20101,9980.00%