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People

Total Population 3,695
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 56.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,170
Age of the Population 67

Families

% of people married 76.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,355
% Above Poverty Level 90.5%
% Below Poverty Level 9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 13.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.7%
Median Gross Rent $780
Median House Value $270,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
US/American 0%
English 19.7%
Irish 19.4%

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

Sunset Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SW of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Brunswick
Metro Area Wilmington
Standard Zip Codes 28468
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.88
Longitude -78.512

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)

Station LONGWOOD
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
Station CONWAY
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station BROOKGREEN GARDENS
Distance 42.2 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Calabash 1,775 $48,377
Carolina Shores 3,549 $63,011
Holden Beach 955 $79,286
Oak Island 7,199 $58,516
Ocean Isle Beach 678 $90,795
Shallotte 3,816 $58,750

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

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