Carolina Shores, North Carolina

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Carolina Shores, North Carolina

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High Points

Carolina Shores strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Carolina Shores People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 11% Carolina Shores Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Carolina Shores College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Carolina Shores, North Carolina

Comparing Carolina Shores to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 8
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Carolina Shores Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles SW of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 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 33.9
Longitude -78.58

Carolina Shores Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 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 27.3 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
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
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Carolina Shores Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,482 100%
Male 705 47.6%
Female 777 52.4%
Under 18 58 3.9%
18+ 1,424 96.1%
65+ 876 59.1%
Median Age 67.6
Average Family Size 2.17
White 1,472 99.3%
African-American 6 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.5%

Estimated Carolina Shores Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,621
Growth 139
Growth % 9.4%

Carolina Shores Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 23.5%
German 18.5%
English 14.4%
Italian 7.9%
US/American 6.4%
Polish 3.9%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Scottish 2%
Hungarian 1.9%
Dutch 1.6%
Swedish 1.4%
French Canadian 1.1%
Norwegian 1.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
Czech 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
Swiss 0.8%
Portuguese 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Slavic 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
British 0.4%
European 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Icelander 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Kenyan 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Carolina Shores, 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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Carolina Shores 1,482 $48,527
Calabash 711 $38,403
Holden Beach 787 $70,000
Oak Island 6,571 $48,775
Ocean Isle Beach 426 $65,625
Shallotte 1,381 $50,069
Sunset Beach 1,824 $57,019
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