Peletier, North Carolina

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Peletier is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 487 at the 2000 census.


Peletier is located at 34°43′37″N 77°04′42″W / 34.726840°N 77.078358°W / 34.726840; -77.078358.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 487 people, 206 households, and 146 families residing in the town. The population density was 148.2 people per square mile (57.2/km2). There were 282 housing units at an average density of 85.8/sq mi (33.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.13% White, 0.62% African American, 0.62% Native American and 1.64% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 206 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,641, and the median income for a family was $34,653. Males had a median income of $25,250 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,484. About 9.9% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.


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