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Demographics

People

Total Population3,762
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens61.2%
Employed Population 16+1,051
Age of the Population68

Families

% of people married75.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher46.2%
Median Earnings25+$19,884
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,540

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,788
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home8.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.8%
Median Gross Rent$798
Median House Value$264,500

Ancestry

German20.3%
English20.2%
Irish17.8%
Italian13.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.7%
Polish5.4%
French Except Basque4.4%
Scottish4.4%
Czech1.4%
Hungarian1.2%
Swedish1.2%
Slovak1.1%
Welsh1%
Canadian1%
Dutch1%
Danishn0.9%
Portuguese0.7%
Greek0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Belgian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Croatian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Austrian0.2%
US/American0.2%
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Sunset Beach Almanac

CategoryValue
County Brunswick County
Standard Zip Codes28468
Phone Area Codes910
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.87
Approximate Longitude-78.51

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)

StationLONGWOOD
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp33 to 56 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip54.9 inches
StationCONWAY
Distance31 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp50 to 75 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp53 to 77 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches
StationBROOKGREEN GARDENS
Distance42.2 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp52 to 75 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp55 to 77 F
Annual Precip54.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Calabash1,763$47,928
Carolina Shores3,714$62,560
Holden Beach1,135$89,375
Oak Island7,359$60,577
Ocean Isle Beach702$90,833
Shallotte3,784$58,688
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