Total Population205
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens50.2%
Employed Population 16+54
Age of the Population65


% of people married90.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher83.3%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$96,042
% Above Poverty Level96.1%
% Below Poverty Level3.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home46.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone20.9%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$687,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)1%

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

Bald Head Island Almanac

Nearest Medium City 25 miles S of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City137 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
Metro AreaWilmington
Standard Zip Codes28461
Phone Area Codes910
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Bald Head Island Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp49 to 71 F
Jul Temp70 to 88 F
Oct Temp51 to 76 F
Annual Precip60.9 inches
Distance28.5 miles
Jan Temp36 to 56 F
Apr Temp51 to 74 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp54 to 76 F
Annual Precip57 inches
Distance31.8 miles
Jan Temp33 to 56 F
Apr Temp49 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip58.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bald Head (28461)

Bald Head Isl (28461)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boiling Spring Lakes5,610$42,304
Caswell Beach387$96,250
Kure Beach2,286$77,474
Oak Island7,199$58,516

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

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