Cedar Point is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,305 people and just one neighborhood, Cedar Point is the 369th largest community in North Carolina.
Real Estate Prices
Cedar Point home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Cedar Point real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Cedar Point is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.85% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cedar Point is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cedar Point who work in sales jobs (18.47%), management occupations (15.64%) and office and administrative support (9.48%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Cedar Point. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Cedar Point is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Cedar Point is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Cedar Point’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Cedar Point is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Cedar Point doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.