Carteret County

Carteret County

Last updated December 2022

55,081 Total Voters

Republican 45.96% Democrat 17.59% Libertarian 0.6% Green 0% Constitution 0% Unaffiliated 35.85%
White 86.32% Black 4.04% Other 9.64%

Carteret County is located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2020 Census, the population was 67,686. Its county seat is Beaufort. The county was created in 1722 as Carteret Precinct and gained county status in 1739. It was named for Sir George Carteret, one of the 17th century English Lords Proprietor, or for his descendant and heir John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville.

Carteret County comprises the Morehead City, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the New Bern-Morehead City, NC Combined Statistical Area. Most of the county is part of the Crystal Coast.

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