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People

Total Population 3,708
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 27.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,536
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 63.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,703
% Above Poverty Level 89.2%
% Below Poverty Level 10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 8.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,186
Median House Value $364,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.5%
US/American 0%
English 18%
Irish 15%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 2,223 $81,213
Cedar Point 1,429 $102,404
Newport 4,598 $55,128
Peletier 866 $32,083
Pine Knoll Shores 1,515 $81,250
Swansboro 2,956 $58,333

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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