Atlantic is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Atlantic Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Carteret County at latitude 34.8849 and longitude -76.3405. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Atlantic Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Atlantic: Atlantic City, Hunting Quarters.Photos of the local Atlantic, NC area
Also See: Atlantic, NC ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||509|
|Population in Familes||389|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||67|
|Average Household Size||1.79|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||470 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||207 (44.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||76 (16.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||186 (39.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,316|
|Average Home Value||$196,034|
|Median Household Income||$42,244|
|Average Household Income||$56,279|
|Per Capita Income||$24,236|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.61%|
|Per Capita Income||2.32%|
The table below compares Atlantic to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 540||27th|
|Population Density1||# 388||48th|
|Diversity Index2||# 729||2nd|
|Median Household Income||# 285||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 219||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.