The Town of Beaufort had a population of 4,383 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Beaufort is located at latitude 34.7291 and longitude -76.6538 in Carteret County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Beaufort (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.62 sq. miles and a water area of 1 sq. miles. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.
The Town of Beaufort (GNIS ID: 2405222) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Beaufort: Fishtown, Wareiock.
|Population in Households||4,232|
|Population in Familes||3,080|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||151|
|Median Household Income||$46,084|
|Average Household Income||$66,914|
|Per Capita Income||$32,550|
|Total Housing Units||3,014 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,211 (40.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||955 (31.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||848 (28.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$244,349|
|Average Home Value||$302,374|
|Average Household Size||1.95|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.84%|
|Per Capita Income||1.74%|
The table below compares Beaufort to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 176||76th|
|Population Density||# 242||67th|
|Diversity Index||# 454||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 311||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 122||84th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.