In 2021, Carteret County, NC had a population of 67.9k people with a median age of 49.4 and a median household income of $61,805. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Carteret County, NC declined from 69,301 to 67,944, a −1.96% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,871 to $61,805, a 6.8% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carteret County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (86%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.42%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.31%), White (Hispanic) (2.5%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.29%).
None of the households in Carteret County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.7% of the residents in Carteret County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Carteret County, NC are Carteret Community College (572 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Carteret County, NC was $237,800, and the homeownership rate was 72.6%.
Most people in Carteret County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Carteret County, NC was 2 cars per household.