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People

Total Population 1,775
Male Share of the Population 55%
Female Share of the Population 45%
Senior Citizens 29.1%
Employed Population 16+ 680
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 54.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,377
% Above Poverty Level 78.4%
% Below Poverty Level 21.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $860
Median House Value $118,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.9%
US/American 0.3%
English 11.1%
Irish 12.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Calabash Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles SW of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Brunswick
Metro Area Wilmington
Standard Zip Codes 28467
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.89
Longitude -78.568

Calabash Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LONGWOOD
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
Station CONWAY
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station BROOKGREEN GARDENS
Distance 40 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Calabash, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Carolina Shor (28467)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carolina Shores 3,549 $63,011
Holden Beach 955 $79,286
Oak Island 7,199 $58,516
Ocean Isle Beach 678 $90,795
Shallotte 3,816 $58,750
Sunset Beach 3,695 $77,355

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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