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Cedar Point, North Carolina
Official seal of Cedar Point, North Carolina
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Location of Cedar Point, North Carolina
Location of Cedar Point, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Carteret
Area
 • Total 2.29 sq mi (5.94 km2)
 • Land 2.22 sq mi (5.76 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
Elevation
20 ft (6 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,279
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,304
 • Density 586.33/sq mi (226.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28584
FIPS code 37-11340
GNIS feature ID 1010133

Cedar Point is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,297 in 2010.

Geography

Cedar Point is located at the western end of Carteret County at 34°41′8″N 77°4′57″W / 34.68556°N 77.08250°W / 34.68556; -77.08250 (34.685574, -77.082371). It is bordered to the north by the town of Peletier and to the east by the town of Cape Carteret. To the south is Bogue Sound, crossed by the B. Cameron Langston Bridge to Emerald Isle, and to the west is the tidal White Oak River, crossed by North Carolina Highway 24 to the town of Swansboro in Onslow County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Cedar Point has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.23%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 628
2000 929 47.9%
2010 1,279 37.7%
2019 (est.) 1,304 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Cedar Point racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 1,516 85.94%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 17 0.96%
Native American 8 0.45%
Asian 17 0.96%
Pacific Islander 1 0.06%
Other/Mixed 121 6.86%
Hispanic or Latino 84 4.76%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,764 people, 739 households, and 557 families residing in the town.

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