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People

Total Population 3,654
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 55.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,288
Age of the Population 67

Families

% of people married 79.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.9%
Median Earnings25+ $18,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2,754
Median Earnings With High School Degree $13,556

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,619
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 13.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 16.1%
Median Gross Rent $776
Median House Value $267,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
US/American 0%
English 16.3%
Irish 19.5%

Sunset Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SW of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Brunswick
Metro Area Wilmington
Standard Zip Codes 28468
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.88
Longitude -78.512

Sunset Beach 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 9.7 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 31 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 42.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Calabash 1,738 $44,946
Carolina Shores 3,461 $61,830
Holden Beach 880 $76,389
Oak Island 7,051 $55,719
Ocean Isle Beach 659 $81,591
Shallotte 3,639 $46,104
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