In 2017, Carteret County, NC had a population of 68.7k people with a median age of 47.4 and a median household income of $51,584. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carteret County, NC grew from 68,537 to 68,699, a 0.236% increase and its median household income grew from $50,599 to $51,584, a 1.95% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carteret County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.65%), White (Hispanic) (2.99%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.35%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%). N/A% of the people in Carteret County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Carteret County, NC are Carteret Community College (499 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Carteret County, NC is $197,700, and the homeownership rate is 72.7%. Most people in Carteret County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Carteret County, NC is 2 cars per household.