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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6 million in assets bank-holding company as of December 31, 2008, is a full-service community bank serving Wake and New Hanover counties in North Carolina through seven full-service offices, and Carteret County, NC through a loan production office.
We also committed financial resources to grow in new markets by opening a loan production office in Morehead City, Carteret County, NC in June 2008.
Our deposit and loan growth should enable us to continue to be a high-performing bank in our high-growth markets of Wake County, New Hanover County and Carteret County, NC.