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Cape Carteret
  • Town in North Carolina

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Cape Carteret is a town in North Carolina with a population of 2,730. Cape Carteret is in Carteret County. Living in Cape Carteret offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Cape Carteret and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Cape Carteret are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$269,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,374
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Cape Carteret Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    48.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    241.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    773.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    48.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    1%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    20%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Cape Carteret

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$78,056
National
$64,994

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