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Cape Carteret is a town in Carteret County, in the Morehead City metro area.
The community was named for Sir John Carteret, landholder
The latitude of Cape Carteret is 34.691N. The longitude is -77.063W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,399.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cape Carteret demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carteret County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28584 ZIP code.
15% of Cape Carteret residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cape Carteret ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cape Carteret was $26,806, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Cape Carteret residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cape Carteret, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $592. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,032.
Carteret County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cape Carteret political report.
The average commute time for Cape Carteret workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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