Carteret County


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Carteret County, North Carolina

Courthouse Sq
Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: (252) 728-8450
Fax: (252) 728-2092
www.co.carteret.nc.us

On the central eastern shore of NC, east of Jacksonville; organized 1722 (prior to statehood) from Craven County. Name Origin: For John Carteret (1690-1763), later Earl Granville, a lord proprietor of the Carolinas

Area (sq mi):: 1340.53 (land 519.84; water 820.68) Population per square mile: 120.30
Population 2005: 62,525 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 5.30%; 1990-2000 13.00% Population 2000: 59,383 (White 89.30%; Black or African American 7.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 42.30
Income 2000: per capita $21,260; median household $38,344; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,757-$28,239
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Two Carteret County jurisdictions are creating new and revised ordinances to regulate tall structures, like wind turbines, under a plan to set up the area's maiden wind-power facility.
and her floral designs, "Peace Of the Beach Collection" were featured last December at the Carteret County Chamber Of Commerce.
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The Carteret County loon hunting tradition has essentially been eradicated because of changes in the economic, legal, and ethical environment.
8m at September 30, 2009, North State Bank is a full-service community bank, serving Wake and New Hanover Counties through seven full-service offices and one loan production office in Carteret County.
The state Utilities Commission today approved the proposed project on condition that the wind farm is permitted locally by Carteret County and also cleared by the Federal Aviation Administration.
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We rely heavily on associations," said Lockwood Phillips, publisher, Carteret County (North Carolina) News-Times, and vice president, National Newspaper Association.
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With populations reaching only 350 in some areas, the hometown feel reinforces the sense of obligation and responsibility the fishermen have for their communities, and the fishing way of life is interchangeable today with the first settlers of Carteret County in the 1700s.