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Carteret County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 506.3 square miles
Population Density 131.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 68,434
Population change 3%
Under 5 years of age 4.5%
Under 18 18.6%
65 and over 21%
Females 50.6%
White 89.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4
Asian 1.2%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 6.3%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 23.9%
Veterans 9,062
Households and Housing
Households 29,158
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.2%
Median household income $46,534
The per capita income $27,496
Live below the poverty line. 14.4%
housing units 48,511
Multi-unit structures 19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $199,200
Residents owning their homes. 70.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 9,110
Women-owned firms 19.1%
Asian-owned firms 1.4%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $979,612
Retail sales per capita $15,467
Manufacturers shipments $292,219
Merchant wholesaler sales $254,299