Peletier, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Peletier, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Peletier had a population of 695 as of July 1, 2015. Peletier ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Peletier is located at latitude 34.7263 and longitude -77.0771 in Carteret County. 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. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Town of Peletier 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Peletier population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Peletier: Pelletier.

Town of Peletier, NC Boundary Map

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Peletier, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 695
Population in Households 695
Population in Familes 591
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 192
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 310
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 232 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $202,489
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,072
Average Household Income $60,306
Per Capita Income $24,274
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.46% 1.45%
Households 1.61% 1.5%
Families 4.45% 1.38%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 503 32nd
Population Density1 # 644 13th
Diversity Index2 # 616 17th
Median Household Income # 178 76th
Per Capita Income # 235 68th

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