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Demographics

People

Total Population3,709
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens28.9%
Employed Population 16+1,578
Age of the Population54

Families

% of people married60.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher46.1%
Median Earnings25+$40,760
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,060

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,750
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home12.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,177
Median House Value$363,700

Ancestry

English19.5%
German17.9%
Irish16.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.2%
Italian8.5%
Scottish5.1%
French Except Basque4.4%
Polish4%
Dutch2.1%
Canadian1.1%
Swedish1%
Ukrainian1%
Portuguese0.9%
Austrian0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Belgian0.8%
Hungarian0.8%
Australian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Russian0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Lebanese0.3%
Arab0.3%
Greek0.2%
Czech0.2%
Finnish0.1%
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Emerald Isle Almanac

CategoryValue
County Carteret County
Standard Zip Codes28594
Phone Area Codes252
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.69
Approximate Longitude-76.97

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)

StationMOREHEAD CITY 2 WNW
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp36 to 57 F
Apr Temp51 to 72 F
Jul Temp72 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 77 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches
StationNEW BERN CRAVEN CO AP
Distance27.5 miles
Jan Temp34 to 54 F
Apr Temp50 to 72 F
Jul Temp71 to 88 F
Oct Temp53 to 74 F
Annual Precip54.6 inches
StationBAYBORO 3 E
Distance35.3 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip54.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cape Carteret2,267$80,982
Cedar Point1,393$97,969
Newport4,666$60,412
Peletier740$36,750
Pine Knoll Shores1,420$82,083
Swansboro3,046$53,958
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