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Peletier, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Peletier is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Carteret County at latitude 34.7263 and longitude -77.0771. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Peletier 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 Peletier (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Peletier: Pelletier.

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


Total Population 703
Population in Households 703
Population in Familes 598
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 194
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 227
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $174,074
Average Home Value $200,107


Median Household Income $49,067
Average Household Income $59,577
Per Capita Income $23,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.08% 1.81%
Households 2.23% 1.79%
Families 5.75% 1.7%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.


Peletier, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Peletier 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 # 502 32nd
Population Density1 # 644 13th
Diversity Index2 # 616 17th
Median Household Income # 197 73rd
Per Capita Income # 231 69th

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