Carteret County

Carteret County, North Carolina

Courthouse Sq
Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: (252) 728-8450
Fax: (252) 728-2092

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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* Carteret County: The Radio Island site is a 142-acre undeveloped deep-water tract owned by the N.C.
70 from North of Pine Grove to North of Carteret County Line, will consist of a four-lane, median-divided highway that provides a safer, faster alternative to traffic congestion in the area.
The Supreme Court remanded the case of Melvin Davis and Licurtis Reels to the Carteret County Superior Court for a ruling on whether the brothers are capable of complying with the court order that prompted the 2011 civil contempt order that led to their incarceration.
The Carteret County Superior Court's decision vacating a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Division of Water Resources (DWR) will change how that agency and likely others assess whether a proposed discharge will comply with applicable water quality standards, but what assessment will be sufficient going forward is not yet clear.
Land-bound hunters are restricted largely to state and federal properties, including Goose Creek, Carteret County, and Gull Rock state game lands, Swanquarter and Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuges and Cape Lookout National Seashore.
"Carteret County is being proactive, looking at safety plans and having discussions with law enforcement, and plans to continue to keep the schools safe," said Carteret County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Blair Propst.
It is believed that the ship ran aground on a sandbankat Beaufort Inlet, Carteret County, N.C.
Water utilities company Aqua America Inc's (NYSE:WTR) Texas subsidiary acquired the assets of Bluewater Key Water Company and Carrizo Water Company in Henderson County, Texas for USD874,000, while its North Carolina subsidiary acquired Emerald Plantation Utilities Inc's wastewater system assets in Emerald Isle, Carteret County for USD900,000.
With total assets of USD710.8m 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.