Cedar Point, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Cedar Point, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cedar Point had a population of 1,469 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Cedar Point, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,469
Population in Households 1,469
Population in Familes 1,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 666
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $73,569
Average Household Income $102,182
Per Capita Income $44,338


Total Housing Units 1,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 459 (42.1%)
Median Home Value $357,143
Average Home Value $400,424


Total Households 630
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 422
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.69% 1.08%
Households 1.5% 0.97%
Families 1.34% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 371 50th
Population Density # 378 49th
Diversity Index # 629 15th
Median Household Income # 49 94th
Per Capita Income # 29 96th

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