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People

Total Population 2,286
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 27.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,046
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 64%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.1%
Median Earnings25+ $36,406
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,474
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 15.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,244
Median House Value $369,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
US/American 0%
English 27.6%
Irish 14.7%

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

Kure Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles S of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County New Hanover
Metro Area Wilmington
Standard Zip Codes 28449
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.996
Longitude -77.907

Kure 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 SOUTHPORT 5 N
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 60.9 inches
Station WILMINGTON NEW HANVR AP
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 57 inches
Station WILMINGTON 7 N
Distance 22.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bald Head Island 205 $96,042
Boiling Spring Lakes 5,610 $42,304
Bolivia 310 $48,125
Carolina Beach 5,970 $88,704
Caswell Beach 387 $96,250
Southport 3,154 $77,063

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

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