Wrightsville Beach

A charming coastal town.
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Welcome to Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach is a charming coastal town located in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. The town is situated on a barrier island that separates the Atlantic Ocean from the Intracoastal Waterway. The beach town is known for its white sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and numerous recreational activities, which makes it an ideal destination for tourists looking for a beach getaway.

Overview for Wrightsville Beach, NC

2,593 people live in Wrightsville Beach, where the median age is 47.2 and the average individual income is $75,808. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,593

Total Population

47.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$75,808

Average individual Income

Around Wrightsville Beach, NC

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

41
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
57
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Midtown Nutrition, By the Beach Brewing, and Access 16 Beach Shoppe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.47 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.63 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.47 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.14 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.58 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Wrightsville Beach, NC

Wrightsville Beach has 1,242 households, with an average household size of 2.02. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wrightsville Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,593 people call Wrightsville Beach home. The population density is 1,859.33 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,593

Total Population

High

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

47.2

Median Age

59.27 / 40.73%

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
1,242

Total Households

2.02

Average Household Size

$75,808

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

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