Cedar Point, North Carolina

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Not to be confused with Cedar Island, North Carolina.
Cedar Point, North Carolina
Official seal of Cedar Point, North Carolina
Location of Cedar Point, North Carolina
Location of Cedar Point, North Carolina
Coordinates: 34°41′8″N 77°4′57″W / 34.68556°N 77.08250°W / 34.68556; -77.08250Coordinates: 34°41′8″N 77°4′57″W / 34.68556°N 77.08250°W / 34.68556; -77.08250
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Carteret
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,279
 • Density 381.8/sq mi (147.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 37-11340[1]
GNIS feature ID 1010133[2]
Website http://www.cedarpointnc.org/

Cedar Point is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,297 in 2010.


Cedar Point is located at 34°41′8″N 77°4′57″W / 34.68556°N 77.08250°W / 34.68556; -77.08250 (34.685574, -77.082371).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 929 people, 438 households, and 278 families residing in the town. The population density was 381.8 people per square mile (147.6/km²). There were 893 housing units at an average density of 367.0 per square mile (141.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.92% White, 0.32% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.86% of the population.

There were 438 households out of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.61.

In the town the population was spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,655, and the median income for a family was $46,818. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $30,104 for females. The per capita income for the town was $25,457. About 11.1% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.0% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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