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Where is Carteret County, North Carolina?

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Carteret County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Carteret is found in the county seat of Beaufort.

With a total 3,472.12 sq. km of land and water area, Carteret County, North Carolina is the 504th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 68,811 people, Carteret County has a total 48511 households earning 46534 on average per year.

Carteret County, North Carolina offers the following attraction to visitors: Cape Lookout NS

Carteret County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37031
Area Codes 252
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Newport (population: 21,806), Morehead City (population: 14,681), Swansboro (population: 11,663), Beaufort (population: 11,631), Emerald Isle (population: 3,718), Atlantic Beach (population: 2,946), Harkers Island (population: 1,228), Atlantic (population: 706), Gloucester (population: 655), Smyrna (population: 632)
Land Area 26,568 sq miles
Water Area 506 sq miles
Household Income $46,534
Housing Units 48,511
Median Home Value $199,200
High School Grads 88% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 24% of population
Retail Spending $15,467 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $151,047 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.