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Demographics

People

Total Population2,546
Male Share of the Population54.9%
Female Share of the Population45.1%
Senior Citizens19.6%
Employed Population 16+1,461
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married43.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher70.3%
Median Earnings25+$50,885
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$101,250
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home14.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,403
Median House Value$742,100

Ancestry

German14.4%
English13%
Irish9.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.7%
French Except Basque4.7%
Italian3.9%
Scottish3.1%
Polish2%
Greek1.9%
Russian0.9%
Arab0.7%
Lebanese0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Lithuanian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Brazilian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Wrightsville Beach Almanac

CategoryValue
County New Hanover County
Standard Zip Codes28480
Phone Area Codes910
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.23
Approximate Longitude-77.8

Wrightsville 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)

StationWILMINGTON NEW HANVR AP
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp36 to 56 F
Apr Temp51 to 74 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp54 to 76 F
Annual Precip57 inches
StationWILMINGTON 7 N
Distance10.2 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
StationLONGWOOD
Distance45.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belville2,473$72,031
Carolina Beach6,048$86,677
Kure Beach2,335$82,938
Leland17,023$71,329
Navassa1,468$42,083
Wilmington113,724$61,308

Wrightsville Beach Public Schools

Wrightsville Beach Elem
220 Coral Dr
ZIP: 28480
(910) 256-3171
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Sources :
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