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Bogue, North Carolina
Location of Bogue, North Carolina
Location of Bogue, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Carteret
Area
 • Total 2.77 sq mi (7.17 km2)
 • Land 2.75 sq mi (7.11 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
23 ft (7 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 684
 • Estimate 
(2019)
703
 • Density 256.01/sq mi (98.83/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28570
FIPS code 37-06740
GNIS feature ID 1019242

Bogue is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 684 in 2010.

Geography

Bogue is located in western Carteret County at 34°41′57″N 77°2′12″W / 34.69917°N 77.03667°W / 34.69917; -77.03667 (34.699107, -77.036768). It is bordered to the south by Bogue Sound and to the west by the town of Cape Carteret. The southern part of the town houses Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue. The town is bordered to the north by Croatan National Forest.

North Carolina Highway 24 passes through Bogue, leading west 24 miles (39 km) to Jacksonville and east 18 miles (29 km) to Morehead City.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Bogue has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), of which 2.8 square miles (7.2 km2) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), or 7.95%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 590
2010 684 15.9%
Est. 2019 703 2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Bogue racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 611 87.91%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 18 2.59%
Native American 1 0.14%
Asian 2 0.29%
Pacific Islander 1 0.14%
Other/Mixed 29 4.17%
Hispanic or Latino 33 4.75%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 695 people, 279 households, and 185 families residing in the town.

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