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Cedar Point, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cedar Point had a population of 1,409 as of July 1, 2016. Cedar Point ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cedar Point is located at latitude 34.6852 and longitude -77.0882 in Carteret County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cedar Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Town of Cedar Point (GNIS ID: 2406242) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Cedar Point is located within Township of White Oak, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carteret County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cedar Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Cedar Point, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,409
Population in Households 1,409
Population in Familes 1,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 639
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 607
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 408
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 446 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 432 (41.6%)
Median Home Value $357,328
Average Home Value $391,779


Median Household Income $62,068
Average Household Income $85,554
Per Capita Income $37,294
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.56% 1.3%
Households 1.38% 1.28%
Families 1.23% 1.15%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cedar Point, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cedar Point to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 379 49th
Population Density1 # 388 48th
Diversity Index2 # 629 15th
Median Household Income # 71 91st
Per Capita Income # 44 94th

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