Carolina Beach

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Welcome to Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach is a small town located on Pleasure Island in New Hanover County, North Carolina. It is a popular destination for tourists and second homeowners due to its beautiful beaches, recreational activities, and proximity to Wilmington, North Carolina.

Overview for Carolina Beach, NC

6,456 people live in Carolina Beach, where the median age is 51 and the average individual income is $47,465. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,456

Total Population

51 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$47,465

Average individual Income

Around Carolina Beach, NC

There's plenty to do around Carolina Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

72
Very Walkable
Walking Score
71
Very Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Tiny Terrace, Island Beverage, and Islander Kwik Mart.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.23 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.52 miles 40 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.96 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.5 miles 13 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.42 miles 107 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.44 miles 99 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Carolina Beach, NC

Carolina Beach has 2,945 households, with an average household size of 2.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Carolina Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,456 people call Carolina Beach home. The population density is 2,633 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,456

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

51

Median Age

48.88 / 51.12%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,945

Total Households

2.19

Average Household Size

$47,465

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Carolina Beach, NC

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Carolina Beach. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Carolina Beach Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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