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Cedar Point, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cedar Point had a population of 1,386 as of July 1, 2017. Cedar Point ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Cedar Point is located at latitude 34.6852 and longitude -77.0882 in Carteret County. 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. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Town of Cedar Point (GNIS ID: 2406242) 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 Cedar Point is located within Township of White Oak, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carteret County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cedar Point 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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Cedar Point, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,386
Daytime Population: Workers 697
Daytime Population: Residents 732
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,429
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 1,386
Population in Familes 1,116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 628
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $67,064
Average Household Income $93,962
Per Capita Income $40,747


Total Housing Units 1,030 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 435 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 435 (42.2%)
Median Home Value $352,137
Average Home Value $392,627


Total Households 595
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 399
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 1.11% 0.84%
Households 0.91% 0.79%
Families 0.75% 0.69%
Median Household Income   4.75%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

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, 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 # 379 49th
Population Density # 391 47th
Diversity Index # 630 15th
Median Household Income # 60 92nd
Per Capita Income # 40 95th

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