Carteret County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 67,632 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 59,383 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,641
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,961
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,315
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,268 (it was 5,889 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 520 sq. mi.

Water area: 820.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 130 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Carteret County: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (37.2%), Educational, health and social services (10.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Carteret County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 32,829  (43.9%)
Females: 33,640  (56.1%)
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Carteret County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Carteret County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,231 ($38,344 in 1999)

This county:

$45231
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $653 (lower quartile is $481, upper quartile is $919)
This county:

$653
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $189,600 (it was $106,400 in 2000)
Carteret:

$189,600
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,000 - $299,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $259,437
Here:

$259,437
State:

$219,576

Townhouses or other attached units: $311,048
Here:

$311,048
State:

$173,086

In 2-unit structures: $557,615
Here:

$557,615
State:

$165,738

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,429
Here:

$91,429
State:

$149,371

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $256,951
Here:

$256,951
State:

$175,668

Mobile homes: $61,249
Here:

$61,249
State:

$64,697
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,240
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $367

Institutionalized population: 829

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 433 buildings, average cost: $235,400
  • 2008: 247 buildings, average cost: $245,600
  • 2009: 163 buildings, average cost: $217,600

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,051 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $917 (0.6%)

Carteret County household income distribution in 2009 Carteret County home values distribution Carteret County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.0%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.4% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for other race residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.0%
Carteret County:

15.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Black residents, 34.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.2% for American Indian residents, 15.3% for other race residents, 34.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 46 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 27 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carteret County is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $553 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $805 a month.

Cities in this county include: Morehead City, Beaufort, Emerald Isle, Newport, Broad Creek, Atlantic Beach, Harkers Island, Pine Knoll Shores, Cape Carteret, Cedar Point.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Carteret County: Gaskill Landing (A), Hoop Pole Landing (B), Cape Lookout Lighthouse (C), Carteret Rod and Gun Club (D), Duke University Marine Laboratory (E), Beaufort Biological Laboratory (F), Camp Morehead (G), Ira Morris Camp (H), Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters (I), Ferry Landing (J), Portsmouth Village Ranger Station (K), Volvee Camp (L), Barge Landing Basin (M), Cedar Point Recreation Site (N), Morehead City Country Club (O), Head of Bay (P), Davis Landing (Q), Taylor Hospital and Extended Care Facility (R), North Carolina State Highway Patrol (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carteret County include: Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church (A), Maranatha Pentecostal Holiness Church (B), Live Oak Grove Church (C), Harlowe Church (D), Hadnot Church (E), Graham Chapel (F), Merrimon Church (G), Freewill Church (H), Woodville Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gilgo Cemetery (1), Lupton Cemetery (2), Isaiah Cemetery (3), Community Cemetery (4), Babb-Dixon Cemetery (5), Stacy Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mullet Pond (A), Great Pond (B), Patsy Pond (C), Herring Pond (D), Mill Pond (E), Point of Island (F), Conch Shoal Marsh (G), Newport Marshes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pettiford Creek (A), Flag Creek (B), Hunting Island Creek (C), Hunters Creek (D), Elisha Creek (E), Hull Swamp (F), Dumpling Creek (G), Duck Creek (H), Doe Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Carteret County include: Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge (1), Newport River Park (2), Swinson Park (3), Fort Macon State Park (4), Highland Park (5), Croatan Game Land (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Old House Beach (A), Sand Island (B), Deer Field Shores (C), Indian Beach (D), The Sands (E), Bare Sand Beach (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Craven County , Jones County , Onslow County , Pamlico County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,223
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,199 (46% naturalized citizens)

Carteret County:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 249
  • 1990 to 1994: 141
  • 1985 to 1989: 201
  • 1980 to 1984: 97
  • 1975 to 1979: 77
  • 1970 to 1974: 54
  • 1970 to 1974: 103
  • 1965 to 1969: 277

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.7%

Carteret County marital status for males Carteret County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Carteret County with a mortgage: 8,033 (680 second mortgage, 1,476 home equity loan, 45 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,823

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carteret County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,89673
Mainline Protestant9,17134
Catholic2,3451
Other1,1476
Black Protestant8137
None37,097-
Carteret County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Carteret County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This 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.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 96
This county:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Carteret County:

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Carteret County:

27.3%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Carteret County:

Average size of farms: 467 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $123,994
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $345.37
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.79%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.55%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $110,267
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.95%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.55%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,803
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.40
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.26%
Corn for grain: 20742 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 415 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 20954 harvested acres
Vegetables: 854 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 49 acres

Tornado activity:

Carteret County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 5772246.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/13/2004, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused $280,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carteret County-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 22.4 miles away from Carteret County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 232.3 miles away from the county 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 206.7 miles away from the county 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 225.2 miles away from the county 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 244.0 miles away from Carteret County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 332.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Carteret County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (23%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Lebanon (4%)
  • Guyana (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carteret County (%):

  • United States or American (23%)
  • English (20%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Carteret County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 21,266 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 4,197 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 75 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 39 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 31 (0%)
  • Walked: 423 (2%)
  • Other means: 297 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 869 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Carteret County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 347 people in nursing homes
  • 306 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 252 people in state prisons
  • 62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 53 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 17 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 14 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 14 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in military ships
  • 9 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in military barracks, etc.

People in group quarters in Carteret County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 427 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 286 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in college/university student housing
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,980.

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%

4.26% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($20,339 average AGI)
3.68% relocated from other states ($23,050 average AGI)
Carteret County:

3.68%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from New Hanover County, NC  0.23% ($31,534)
from Pitt County, NC  0.17% ($35,238)
from Guilford County, NC  0.12% ($36,067)
from Durham County, NC  0.09% ($41,545)


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%

3.56% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($18,716 average AGI)
3.32% relocated to other states ($18,647 average AGI)
Carteret County:

3.32%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.25% ($27,661)
to Pitt County, NC  0.23% ($25,712)
to San Diego County, CA  0.09% ($49,045)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.08% ($29,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Carteret County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Carteret County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Carteret County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 10,949 (9,343 aged, 1,606 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.61
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11514.65
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 356.260
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52250.38

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1020.390
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1247.500
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34.97
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 105.560

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.79

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 203.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 138.1
  • Other - 65.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 65,482

Size of family households: 10,270 2-persons, 4,256 3-persons, 2,890 4-persons, 1,079 5-persons, 336 6-persons, 176 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,197 1-person, 1,413 2-persons, 180 3-persons, 58 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

8,265 married couples with children.
2,876 single-parent households (642 men, 2,234 women).

96.1% of residents of Carteret County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $443,187,000 ($7144 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $45,094,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $241,116,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $64,554,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $20,848,000
Federal grants: $52,020,000
Federal procurement contracts: $34,487,000 ($8,881,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $30,161,000 ($3,558,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $12,416,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $26,124,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,217,330,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,099
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,750
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +207
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,682
Here:

+59 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Carteret County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.25 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 644
  • 2000 to 2004: 9,900
  • 1990 to 1999: 8,935
  • 1980 to 1989: 12,226
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,615
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,656
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,277
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,663
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,592
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carteret County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 129
  • 3 rooms: 521
  • 4 rooms: 2,346
  • 5 rooms: 4,820
  • 6 rooms: 5,091
  • 7 rooms: 3,398
  • 8 rooms: 1,726
  • 9+ rooms: 1,278
  • 1 room: 60
  • 2 rooms: 206
  • 3 rooms: 703
  • 4 rooms: 2,184
  • 5 rooms: 1,532
  • 6 rooms: 693
  • 7 rooms: 365
  • 8 rooms: 111
  • 9+ rooms: 35
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carteret County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 434
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,927
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,746
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,646
  • 5+ bedrooms: 541
  • no bedroom: 72
  • 1 bedroom: 691
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,907
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,926
  • 4 bedrooms: 270
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in Carteret County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 708
  • 1 vehicle: 5,543
  • 2 vehicles: 9,222
  • 3 vehicles: 3,007
  • 4 vehicles: 677
  • 5+ vehicles: 158
  • no vehicle: 786
  • 1 vehicle: 2,730
  • 2 vehicles: 1,881
  • 3 vehicles: 374
  • 4 vehicles: 78
  • 5+ vehicles: 40

55% of Carteret County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in North Carolina.

Carteret County:

55.0%
State average:

54.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $128,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carteret County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (72.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.0%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (75.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.9%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 672
Here:

11.5%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 171
Here:

5.9%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 238
Here:

12.0%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Carteret County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,784,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $6,310,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,523,000
    Other Higher Education: $662,000
    Water Utilities: $259,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $75,369,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $68,339,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,912,000
    General - Other: $8,479,000
    Liquor Stores: $6,311,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,319,000
    Health - Other: $4,215,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,580,000
    Police Protection: $3,076,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,707,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,960,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,713,000
    Financial Administration: $1,607,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,335,000
    General Public Buildings: $953,000
    Housing and Community Development: $505,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $219,000
    Sewerage: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $103,000
    Water Utilities: $93,000
    Air Transportation: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,975,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,302,000
    Libraries: $740,000
    Health - Other: $294,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $3,297,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $6,924,000
    General Public Building: $1,722,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $594,000
    General - Other: $441,000
    Police Protection: $247,000
    Other Higher Education: $165,000
    Health - Other: $73,000
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Water Utilities: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $106,380,000

Carteret County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $84,076,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,136,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,982,000
    Higher Education - Other: $1,651,000
    All Other: $933,000
    Parks and Recreation: $267,000
    Sewerage: $253,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $573,000
    Education: $456,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,833,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,202,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $7,313,000
    Water Utilities: $109,000
    Transit Utilities: $61,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $55,959,000
    Public Welfare: $5,166,000
    All Other: $2,448,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,053,000
    Housing and Community Development: $509,000
    General Local Government Support: $481,000
  • Tax - Property: $40,689,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,804,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,394,000
    NEC: $1,474,000
    Other License: $718,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $640,000

Carteret County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,069,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,720,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,800,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,450,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $600,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $600,000

Carteret County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,405,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,950,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Carteret County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Carteret County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Most common first names in Carteret County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William45772.8 years
John41573.4 years
James39171.7 years
Mary35076.8 years
Robert26972.2 years
George23174.4 years
Charles21971.5 years
Joseph14472.8 years
Margaret13877.1 years
Thomas13170.0 years
Most common last names in Carteret County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Willis40075.0 years
Smith28474.0 years
Lewis28374.3 years
Jones19774.3 years
Garner19576.3 years
Guthrie18475.5 years
Gillikin16871.5 years
Davis16074.7 years
Taylor13775.3 years
Johnson12773.1 years
Businesses in Carteret County, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's2
Ace Hardware4MasterBrand Cabinets10
Advance Auto Parts2Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's5
Arby's1Nike5
Ashley Furniture1Olive Garden1
AutoZone1Outback1
Baskin-Robbins1Outback Steakhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panera Bread1
Ben & Jerry's1PetSmart1
Best Western1Pier 1 Imports1
Blockbuster2Pizza Hut1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Quality1
Burger King3Quiznos1
CVS3RadioShack1
Chevrolet2Rite Aid2
Chick-Fil-A1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves3Rue211
Dairy Queen5SONIC Drive-In1
Decora Cabinetry1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts3Sheraton1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx10Starbucks1
Ford1Subway4
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block6Taco Bell1
Hardee's3The Athlete's Foot1
Hilton2True Value2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul7
Honda1U.S. Cellular2
Jones New York3UPS19
KFC1Vans1
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens4
Lane Furniture3Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2

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