Total Population1,515
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens39.5%
Employed Population 16+523
Age of the Population61


% of people married73.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher50.5%
Median Earnings25+$39,010
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,625


Median Family Income$81,250
% Above Poverty Level94.3%
% Below Poverty Level5.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone27.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,161
Median House Value$375,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.6%

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

Pine Knoll Shores Almanac

Nearest Medium City 35 miles E of Jacksonville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City127 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
Standard Zip Codes28512
Phone Area Codes252
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Pine Knoll Shores Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance5.2 miles
Jan Temp36 to 57 F
Apr Temp51 to 72 F
Jul Temp72 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 77 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches
Distance29.2 miles
Jan Temp34 to 57 F
Apr Temp48 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 76 F
Annual Precip56.4 inches
StationBAYBORO 3 E
Distance31.8 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip54.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Pine Knoll Shores, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Atlanticbeach (28512)

Fort Macon Coast Guard Base (28512)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atlantic Beach1,596$55,036
Cape Carteret2,223$81,213
Emerald Isle3,708$75,703

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

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