|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Cape Carteret is 2,249. Cape Carteret, North Carolina is the 7,187th largest city in the US.
The current population of Cape Carteret (2,249) is it's peak population.
Cape Carteret has grown 81.0% since the 2000. Cape Carteret, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 97% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|7182||Petersburg, West Virginia||2,253||-7.6%|
|7186||St. Bonifacius, Minnesota||2,250||17.6%|
|7187||Cape Carteret, North Carolina||2,249||81.0%|
|7188||East Jordan, Michigan||2,249||-10.1%|
|7192||East Bernard, Texas||2,248||-0.7%|
|7193||New Ellenton, South Carolina||2,248||0.0%|
The total voting age population of Cape Carteret, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,743. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.8% of the residents of Cape Carteret are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Cape Carteret are 97.0% White, 1.2% Other, 0.9% Black, 0.6% Two or more races and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 7.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Cape Carteret, 7.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.8%. On a per-household basis, 5.5% of families are below the poverty line in Cape Carteret.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.5% of Cape Carteret residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 99.0% of Cape Carteret residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 39.3% have a bachelor's degree and 16.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Cape Carteret residents aged 5 and older, 5.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Cape Carteret is 3.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Cape Carteret, 23.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Cape Carteret is $81,923.
In Cape Carteret, 90.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 10.0% of housing units in Cape Carteret.
In Cape Carteret, 41.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 480 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cape Carteret is $1,601.
In Cape Carteret, 90.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.