Cedar Point, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 1,305 (77% urban, 23% rural). Population change since 2000: +40.5%
Males: 661  (50.7%)
Females: 644  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 28584.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $79,695 (it was $40,655 in 2000)
Cedar Point:

$79,695
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,088 (it was $25,457 in 2000)

Cedar Point town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $351,413 (it was $132,300 in 2000)
Cedar Point:

$351,413
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $256,470; Detached houses: $288,893; Townhouses or other attached units: $254,807; In 2-unit structures: $497,650; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,565; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $263,845; Mobile homes: $80,888; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $73,226

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,127.

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  • Races in Cedar Point, NC (2016)

    Cedar Point races chart
    • 1,30391.7%White alone
    • 402.8%Two or more races
    • 231.6%Hispanic
    • 171.2%American Indian alone
    • 161.1%Black alone
    • 141.0%Asian alone

Races in Cedar Point detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cedar Point: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (20.6%), English (19.5%), German (7.8%), European (6.5%), Italian (6.1%), Irish (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 2.43 square miles.

Population density: 536 people per square mile   (low).

Cedar Point,NC real estate house value index trend

Cedar Point, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Cedar Point:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cedar Point town:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

31 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

2.2%
North Carolina:

7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cedar Point, North Carolina as of January 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Cedar Point to the number of sex offenders is 1,421 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,751 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,878 (0.5%)

Cedar Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (19.3 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (118.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (382.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cape Carteret, NC (1.2 miles ), Swansboro, NC (1.6 miles ), Bogue, NC (1.7 miles ), Peletier, NC (1.7 miles ), Emerald Isle, NC (2.0 miles ), Broad Creek, NC (2.9 miles ), Indian Beach, NC (3.3 miles) , Newport, NC (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 77.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Cedar Point household income distribution Cedar Point home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)

Work and jobs in Cedar Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cedar Point, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Cedar Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Cedar Point town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/15/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the town center caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cedar Point-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from Cedar Point center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 314.0 miles away from Cedar Point center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 227.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carteret County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cedar Point topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cedar Point:

  • QUEEN'S POND (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HUBERT, NC)
  • SANDRIDGE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HUBERT, NC)
  • LIFE, INC NINE FOOT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • CROATAN RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cedar Point:

  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 19 miles; Jacksonville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,502)
  • Craven Community College (about 30 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 48 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 56 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 56 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 59 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Pitt Community College (about 63 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)

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Carteret County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 51.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.57
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.8%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Cedar Point (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Cape Carteret Branch at 1195 Cedar Point Blvd, branch established on 2006/06/12. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
North Carolina average:

12.0

Cedar Point travel time to work - commute Cedar Point mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cedar Point town (based on Carteret County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,89673
Mainline Protestant9,17134
Catholic2,3451
Other1,1476
Black Protestant8137
None37,097-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Carteret County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Carteret County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Carteret County:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 96
Here:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carteret County:

27.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.0%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Cedar Point:

28.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cedar Point:

8.9%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cedar Point:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cedar Point:

36.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Cedar Point:

74.6%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cedar Point, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$7,638$45,8281$627
Streets and Highways 1$2,533$30,3961$390
Totals for Government 3$10,171$40,6842$1,017

Cedar Point government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($42.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($26.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($10.73)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($6.13)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($3.83)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($3.83)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($3.07)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $7,000 ($5.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($16.86)

Cedar Point government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($36.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($15.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($9.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($23.75)
    Highways: $28,000 ($21.46)
  • Tax - Property: $75,000 ($57.47)
    NEC: $7,000 ($5.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($3.07)

Cedar Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $754,000 ($577.78)

8.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Craven County, NC  1.16% ($31,659 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.74% ($40,085)
from Wake County, NC  0.38% ($54,474)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($453 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Craven County, NC  0.95% ($35,176 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.56% ($31,901)
to Wake County, NC  0.40% ($38,723)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cedar Point:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJNC (1240 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HERITAGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cedar Point:

  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Cedar Point:

  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cedar Point)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cedar Point)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33699 , Serial Number: 32-7540116, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1975
    Registrant (Individual): David E Owens, 160 Cedar Point Blvd, Cedar Point, NC 28584
  • Aircraft: ROONEY TF/ROONEY TB LANCAIR ES (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 410KG , Serial Number: ES-014, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Greylady Aviation LLC, 140 Magens Way, Cedar Point, NC 28584
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4344P , Serial Number: 28-8490051, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Curtis A Williamson, 148 Magens Way, Cedar Point, NC 28584

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Cedar Point

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cedar Point, NC

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Cedar Point, NC

  • H&R Block: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 2

Cedar Point compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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