NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Emerald Isle, NC

Emerald Isle, NC is located in Carteret County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Emerald Isle is about 3,695 with about 289 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 5,243.

The Average Home Value is $363,600.00, which is roughly 56% higher than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 48% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $70,870.00, which is roughly 30% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 19% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Emerald Isle is about 9.3%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Carteret County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 59.73% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 70.33%
Democratic: 28.32%
Libertarian: 0.87%
Other: 0.32%
Green: 0.15%


Nearby Locations

Swansboro, NC (4.31 mi.)
Peletier, NC (4.31 mi.)
Cedar Point, NC (4.31 mi.)
Stella, NC (10.36 mi.)
Newport, NC (10.62 mi.)
Bogue, NC (10.62 mi.)
Hubert, NC (11.76 mi.)
Pks, NC (12.92 mi.)
Atlantic Beach, NC (12.92 mi.)
Indian Beach, NC (12.92 mi.)
Atlantic Bch, NC (12.92 mi.)
Morehead City, NC (14.64 mi.)
Cherry Point, NC (15.98 mi.)
Havelock, NC (16.90 mi.)
Maysville, NC (18.47 mi.)
Midway Park, NC (18.92 mi.)
Jacksonville, NC (18.92 mi.)
McCutchn Fld, NC (19.18 mi.)
Camp Lejeune, NC (19.75 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28594
Latitude : 34.663864
Longitude : -77.006645
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : -3 ft.
Area Code(s) : 252

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.11
Male Population Estimate : 35.46%
Female Population Estimate : 34.26%
Median Age : 52.2
Male Median Age : 50.1
Female Median Age : 53.7

White Population Estimate : 68.11%
Black Population Estimate : 0.48%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.37%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.86%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.46%
Other Population Estimate : 0.40%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Emerald Isle specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Carteret County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Carteret County: About 289 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2018)

Carteret County is about 11% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 0% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.