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Encyclopedia > Carteret County, North Carolina
Carteret County, North Carolina
Image:Carteret County nc seal.gif
Map

Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1722
Seat Beaufort
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

3,472 km² (1,341 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
2,126 km² (821 mi²), 61.22%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

59,383
44/km² 
Website: www.co.carteret.nc.us

Carteret County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 59,383. Its county seat is Beaufort6. Most of the county is part of the Crystal Coast. The county was named for John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_NC.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): North Carolina ... // Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Beaufort (pronounced BO-furt / IPA: ) is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Beaufort (pronounced BO-furt / IPA: ) is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The Crystal Coast is a stretch of coastline in North Carolina from Cape Lookout eastward to the New River. ... The Right Honourable John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, PC (22 April 1690–22 January 1763), English statesman, commonly known by his earlier title as Lord Carteret, was the son of George Carteret, 1st Baron Carteret (1667 - 1695), by his marriage with Grace Granville (September 3, 1654 - October 18, 1744), daughter...

Contents

Law and government

Carteret County is a member of the regional Eastern Carolina Council of Governments. Categories: Government stubs | North Carolina Councils of Governments ...


A voting machine malfunction in the county resulted in the loss of 4,438 ballots cast during early voting for the November 2, 2004 general election. Since the number of lost ballots exceeded the lead held (by Steve Troxler over Britt Cobb. in the statewide race for agriculture commissioner, the State Board of Elections decided to hold a special election on January 11, 2005, open only to the 18,500 voters in the county who either failed to vote or whose votes were lost. Both candidates have filed legal challenges contesting the format of the new election. On February 4, 2005, Cobb conceded the race. After the November 2, 2004 election in the United States, concerns were raised, by some democrats, about various aspects of the voting process, including whether voting had been made accessible to all those entitled to vote (and no one else), and whether the votes cast had been correctly counted. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Steve Troxler is a tobacco farmer and the Republican Commissioner of Agriculture for the U.S. state of North Carolina, sworn in February 8, 2005 after an extended election dispute following the November 2004 statewide election. ... W. Britt Cobb W. Britt Cobb, Jr was Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of North Carolina between June 2003 and February 2005. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,472 km² (1,341 mi²). 1,346 km² (520 mi²) of it is land and 2,126 km² (821 mi²) of it (61.22%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Craven County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Pamlico County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Onslow County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Jones County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 59,383 people, 25,204 households, and 17,365 families residing in the county. The population density was 44/km² (114/mi²). There were 40,947 housing units at an average density of 30/km² (79/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.28% White, 6.99% Black or African American, 0.54% Asian, 0.43% Native American, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.60% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. 1.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 25,204 households out of which 26.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.00% were married couples living together, 9.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.76. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 20.70% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 28.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $38,344, and the median income for a family was $45,499. Males had a median income of $31,365 versus $22,126 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,260. About 8.00% of families and 10.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.40% of those under age 18 and 9.40% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Atlantic Beach is a resort beach town located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Beaufort (pronounced BO-furt / IPA: ) is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. ... Bogue is a town located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Cape Carteret is a town located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Cedar Point is a town located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Emerald Isle is a town located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Indian Beach is a town located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Morehead City is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. ... Newport is a town located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Peletier is a town located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Pine Knoll Shores is a town located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ...

Unincorporated communities

Atlantic is an unincorporated community in eastern Carteret County situated along the Core Sound. ... The Broad Creek area of Carteret County, North Carolina is part of the greater Newport, North Carolina area. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Gales Creek area of Carteret County, North Carolina is part of the greater Newport, North Carolina area. ... Harkers Island is a census-designated place located in Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Salter Path, North Carolina, is a community in the Outer Banks in the United States. ... Sea Level (or Sealevel) is an unincorporated community in northeastern Carteret County, North Carolina. ... Wildwood, North Carolina is a small unincorporated community centered on the Wildwood Road, just west of the Morehead City, North Carolina town limits along US Highway 70, in Carteret County, NC. Newport, North Carolina is the next closest town. ...

Education

The county is served by Carteret County Schools. Carteret Conty Schoools are run by the locals of carteret county, not by elected board members or qualified personnel ...


External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Carteret County, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (480 words)
Carteret County is a county located in the state of North Carolina.
Carteret County is a member of the regional Eastern Carolina Council of Governments.
In the county the population is spread out with 20.70% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 28.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
Housing Needs of Rural Seniors, first example (2993 words)
Carteret County is located on North Carolina's coast at the southern end of the Outer Banks.
In 1980, 11.6 percent of the county's population was age 65 or older; by the year 2000 its elderly population is expected to increase to 16.1 percent.
Carteret County's elderly in-migration characteristics have undoubtedly influenced the provision of a greater range of elderly housing options.
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