Topsail Beach, North Carolina

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Topsail Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles NE of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Pender
Metro Area Jacksonville
Standard Zip Codes 28445
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.38
Longitude -77.6

Topsail Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches
Station WILLARD 4 SW
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
Station WARSAW 5 E
Distance 49.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
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Topsail Beach Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 471 100%
Male 235 49.9%
Female 236 50.1%
Under 18 33 7%
18+ 438 93%
65+ 126 26.8%
Median Age 55.6
Average Family Size 2.26
White 468 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Topsail Beach Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 539
Growth 68
Growth % 14.4%

Topsail Beach 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
English 23.7%
US/American 23.1%
German 12.1%
Irish 8.1%
Scotch-Irish 7.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
Dutch 5%
Scottish 2.8%
Italian 2.5%
European 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Swedish 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
British 1.2%
Portuguese 0.9%
French Canadian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Danish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Topsail Beach 471 $64,167
Burgaw 3,337 $36,813
Holly Ridge 831 $26,979
North Topsail Beach 843 $53,125
Surf City 1,393 $48,854
Wilmington 75,838 $41,891
Wrightsville Beach 2,593 $71,641
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