Cedar Point, North Carolina

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Cedar Point, North Carolina

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High Points

Cedar Point strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 18% Cedar Point People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Cedar Point, North Carolina

Comparing Cedar Point to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 4 1
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
Median Family Income 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 9
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Cedar Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles E of Jacksonville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Onslow
Metro Area Jacksonville
Standard Zip Codes 28584
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.7
Longitude -77.06

Cedar Point Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 89 F
Oct Temp 54 to 75 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 89 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
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Cedar Point Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 929 100%
Male 462 49.7%
Female 467 50.3%
Under 18 164 17.7%
18+ 765 82.3%
65+ 207 22.3%
Median Age 46.8
Average Family Size 2.61
White 919 98.9%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.9%

Estimated Cedar Point Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 818
Growth -111
Growth % -11.9%

Cedar Point Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 29.6%
Irish 16.4%
German 15.9%
US/American 12.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
Italian 3.5%
French (except Basque) 3%
Scottish 2.3%
Portuguese 1.3%
Swedish 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Slavic 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Turkish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cedar Point 929 $46,818
Atlantic Beach 1,781 $52,411
Cape Carteret 1,214 $49,722
Emerald Isle 3,488 $60,257
Newport 3,349 $43,147
Peletier 487 $34,653
Swansboro 1,426 $45,357
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