Demographics

People

Total Population2,545
Male Share of the Population58.7%
Female Share of the Population41.3%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+1,457
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married40.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher71.4%
Median Earnings25+$50,857
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$115,125
% Above Poverty Level93.9%
% Below Poverty Level6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home12.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,394
Median House Value$759,700

Ancestry

German16.3%
English12.8%
Irish9.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.7%
French Except Basque5.6%
Italian4.2%
Polish4%
Scottish2.8%
Greek2.2%
Norwegian1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Russian0.9%
Arab0.8%
Lebanese0.8%
Dutch0.4%
Turkish0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Swedish0.2%
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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
Belville2,137$69,063
Carolina Beach6,116$89,177
Kure Beach2,295$90,119
Leland18,023$72,814
Navassa1,556$41,898
Wilmington115,261$65,251

Wrightsville Beach Public Schools

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