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Bogue, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Bogue had a population of 720 as of July 1, 2017. Bogue ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bogue is located at latitude 34.6919 and longitude -77.0283 in Carteret County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bogue (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Town of Bogue (GNIS ID: 2405295) 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 Bogue is located within Township of White Oak, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carteret County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bogue population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bogue, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 720
Daytime Population: Workers 717
Daytime Population: Residents 336
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,053
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.46
Population in Households 720
Population in Familes 644
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 260
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $65,972
Average Household Income $77,650
Per Capita Income $27,894


Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $239,894
Average Home Value $236,060


Total Households 273
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 215
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.55%
Households 0.52% 0.58%
Families 0.66% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Bogue, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bogue to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 496 33rd
Population Density # 593 20th
Diversity Index # 481 35th
Median Household Income # 68 91st
Per Capita Income # 193 74th

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