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.