- Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina
official_name = Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location of Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Carteret
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 6.1
area_land_km2 = 5.9
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_total_sq_mi = 2.4
area_land_sq_mi = 2.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1524
population_density_km2 = 258.3
population_density_sq_mi = 668.9
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 2
elevation_ft = 7
latd = 34 |latm = 41 |lats = 45 |latNS = N
longd = 76 |longm = 49 |longs = 4 |longEW = W
postal_code = 28512
area_code = 252
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 37-52000GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1000891GR|3
website = http://www.townofpks.com/
Pine Knoll Shores is a town in Carteret County,
North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,524 at the 2000 census. One of North Carolina's state aquariums is located here.
Pine Knoll Shores is located at coor dms|34|41|45|N|76|49|4|W|city (34.695840, -76.817875)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.1 km²), of which, 2.3 square miles (5.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (3.39%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,524 people, 776 households, and 557 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 668.9 people per square mile (258.1/km²). There were 2,049 housing units at an average density of 899.4/sq mi (347.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.15% White, 0.07% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.
There were 776 households out of which 7.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.27.
In the town the population was spread out with 7.5% under the age of 18, 2.2% from 18 to 24, 11.2% from 25 to 44, 36.4% from 45 to 64, and 42.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 62 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $53,800, and the median income for a family was $60,662. Males had a median income of $42,417 versus $27,321 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $34,618. About 1.8% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.
North Carolina Aquarium
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shoresis located in Pine Knoll Shores.
* [http://www.townofpks.com/ Official website of Pine Knoll Shores, NC]
* [http://www.ncaquariums.com/ The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores]
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