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People

Total Population 3,689
Male Share of the Population 53.7%
Female Share of the Population 46.3%
Senior Citizens 25.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,374
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 62.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 48.7%
Median Earnings25+ $37,778
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $5,313
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $82,177
% Above Poverty Level 87.8%
% Below Poverty Level 12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31%
Median Gross Rent $1,118
Median House Value $376,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.5%
US/American 0%
English 19.1%
Irish 11.1%

Emerald Isle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles E of Jacksonville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Carteret
Standard Zip Codes 28594
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.677
Longitude -76.951

Emerald Isle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOREHEAD CITY 2 WNW
Distance 13 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
Station NEW BERN CRAVEN CO AP
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 88 F
Oct Temp 53 to 74 F
Annual Precip 54.6 inches
Station BAYBORO 3 E
Distance 35.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cape Carteret 2,237 $77,697
Cedar Point 1,480 $96,563
Newport 4,487 $47,202
Peletier 879 $51,250
Pine Knoll Shores 1,549 $81,023
Swansboro 2,869 $57,440
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