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Cedar Point, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cedar Point is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Carteret County at latitude 34.6852 and longitude -77.0882. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Cedar Point, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cedar Point, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cedar Point indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Cedar Point, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,307
Population in Households 1,307
Population in Familes 1,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 594
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 569
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 382
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 421 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 420 (42.5%)
Median Home Value $308,333
Average Home Value $359,442


Median Household Income $43,336
Average Household Income $67,383
Per Capita Income $29,821
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.51% 0.6%
Households 0.5% 0.59%
Families 0.25% 0.47%
Median Household Income   4.01%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 391 47th
Population Density1 # 407 45th
Diversity Index2 # 638 14th
Median Household Income # 265 64th
Per Capita Income # 97 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.