Latest Data (2018)
Population 3,952
Nationwide Rank 5418

Quick Facts

Sunset Beach, North Carolina is the 5,418th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Sunset Beach, North Carolina is a town.

Sunset Beach, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Sunset Beach had its largest population ever.

Sunset Beach, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 93% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
5408 Oaklyn, New Jersey 3,963 -5.1%
5409 Eldorado, Illinois 3,962 -12.3%
5410 Kimberly, Idaho 3,962 49.7%
5411 Williamston, Michigan 3,960 13.8%
5412 Sykesville, Maryland 3,957 -5.9%
5413 Florence, Colorado 3,956 8.2%
5414 Marshall, Wisconsin 3,956 14.2%
5415 King City, Oregon 3,955 61.0%
5416 Malden, Missouri 3,954 -17.4%
5417 Haleyville, Alabama 3,952 -8.3%
5418 Sunset Beach, North Carolina 3,952 86.5%
5419 Waverly, Nebraska 3,951 59.3%
5420 Richwood, Texas 3,949 30.4%
5421 Ashland, Missouri 3,947 73.8%
5422 Medford Lakes, New Jersey 3,947 -5.5%
5423 Montpelier, Ohio 3,945 -8.6%
5424 Baxter Springs, Kansas 3,944 -13.9%
5425 Ely, Nevada 3,944 -1.2%
5426 Grayson, Kentucky 3,944 1.5%
5427 Williamstown, Kentucky 3,944 21.2%
5428 Southgate, Kentucky 3,942 13.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3633 Brevard 7,900 15.9%
3643 Marion 7,871 14.6%
3662 Butner 7,820 21.1%
3667 Wendell 7,809 76.7%
3693 Aberdeen 7,708 119.3%
3802 Mills River 7,359 28.7%
3836 Gibsonville 7,257 55.2%
3838 Hillsborough 7,239 31.9%
3855 Kill Devil Hills 7,202 21.8%
3870 Forest City 7,153 -5.0%
3911 Unionville 7,041 41.0%
3926 Oak Ridge 6,977 68.6%
3950 Selma 6,913 13.3%
3957 King 6,877 14.0%
4047 Trinity 6,627 -1.4%
4063 Marvin 6,592 357.7%
4067 Woodfin 6,582 17.8%
4150 Carolina Beach 6,354 24.2%
4153 Hamlet 6,340 2.1%
4221 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,137 102.5%
4260 Cherryville 6,026 8.9%
4342 St. James 5,837 569.3%
4419 Zebulon 5,646 37.8%
4464 Nashville 5,531 24.7%
4468 Bessemer City 5,527 3.6%
4509 Stokesdale 5,458 66.9%
4558 Whiteville 5,340 3.4%
4578 Mocksville 5,291 24.4%
4582 Wadesboro 5,287 -5.5%
4590 Williamston 5,273 -11.2%
4599 Angier 5,253 55.5%
4633 Sawmills 5,186 4.8%
4647 Walkertown 5,150 23.7%
4662 Ayden 5,116 8.6%
4687 Erwin 5,078 12.5%
4724 Archer Lodge 5,014
4750 Raeford 4,962 29.8%
4780 Long View 4,917 3.6%
4793 Pleasant Garden 4,907 3.9%
4819 Midway 4,873 8.1%
4860 Ahoskie 4,801 -2.6%
4884 Dallas 4,750 26.4%
4932 Farmville 4,677 5.5%
4936 Edenton 4,668 -6.4%
4942 Mount Olive 4,648 2.0%
4950 Granite Falls 4,636 0.0%
4965 Newport 4,603 37.3%
4986 Creedmoor 4,576 89.9%
4992 Boiling Springs 4,559 17.2%
5032 Jamestown 4,490 44.8%
5067 Valdese 4,438 -5.5%
5080 Cramerton 4,422 47.8%
5085 Wingate 4,420 82.1%
5105 Beaufort 4,391 15.7%
5113 Carolina Shores 4,378 132.7%
5150 Canton 4,332 7.8%
5179 Pittsboro 4,287 79.8%
5180 Shallotte 4,287 141.1%
5222 Spindale 4,227 6.0%
5224 North Wilkesboro 4,225 1.3%
5234 China Grove 4,213 14.2%
5276 Burgaw 4,140 19.6%
5287 Tabor City 4,122 62.2%
5294 Randleman 4,119 14.6%
5336 Rutherfordton 4,058 -2.7%
5346 Trent Woods 4,045 -4.2%
5348 Franklin 4,042 5.8%
5356 Elkin 4,036 -3.4%
5397 Gamewell 3,976 3.2%
5398 Weaverville 3,974 35.6%
5418 Sunset Beach 3,952 86.5%
5461 Wallace 3,895 16.3%
5496 Lake Park 3,837 79.2%
5502 Benson 3,832 27.1%
5503 Fairview 3,832 24.4%
5509 Southport 3,828 57.2%
5574 Stanley 3,742 22.1%
5583 Eastover 3,728 -2.7%
5592 Hudson 3,711 20.9%
5597 Emerald Isle 3,702 6.2%
5605 Midland 3,692 44.1%
5607 Lowell 3,688 38.1%
5640 Ranlo 3,636 63.1%
5673 Lillington 3,604 23.5%
5732 Louisburg 3,535 10.1%
5738 Kitty Hawk 3,530 17.7%
5760 Wilkesboro 3,498 9.3%
5786 Elizabethtown 3,469 -9.2%
5809 Plymouth 3,447 -16.6%
5819 Red Oak 3,438 25.9%
5827 Maiden 3,427 4.9%
5871 Flat Rock 3,362 24.8%
5875 Red Springs 3,357 -3.5%
5884 Troy 3,343 -5.3%
5888 Windsor 3,339 44.1%
5894 Whispering Pines 3,335 60.7%
5954 Swansboro 3,273 85.3%
5986 Spencer 3,241 -3.4%
6011 Rural Hall 3,216 30.9%
6014 Locust 3,209 26.0%
6115 Landis 3,127 2.4%
6125 Warsaw 3,115 2.0%
6156 Wallburg 3,082 7.2%
6184 Mineral Springs 3,055 64.9%
6194 Murfreesboro 3,043 23.8%
6195 River Bend 3,043 3.9%
6232 Pembroke 3,001 9.4%
6241 Granite Quarry 2,994 33.3%
6287 Nags Head 2,940 8.4%
6298 Polkton 2,925 49.1%
6310 Southern Shores 2,915 31.4%
6327 Yadkinville 2,899 1.9%
6509 Cajah's Mountain 2,736 1.1%
6527 Sylva 2,724 11.8%
6535 Troutman 2,720 54.0%
6548 Marshville 2,712 14.0%
6564 Wentworth 2,702 -2.7%
6573 Wilson's Mills 2,689 96.9%
6586 Tobaccoville 2,680 17.2%
6626 Liberty 2,656 -0.1%
6628 Grifton 2,654 17.1%
6643 La Grange 2,634 -7.0%
6661 Bermuda Run 2,616 83.0%
6666 Fairmont 2,611 0.1%
6683 Holly Ridge 2,598 213.0%
6751 Wrightsville Beach 2,542 -1.9%
6805 Haw River 2,499 31.0%
6808 Carthage 2,497 25.7%
6858 Coats 2,464 31.9%
6902 Norwood 2,431 -5.9%
6925 Surf City 2,417 63.7%
6986 Mayodan 2,371 -3.9%
6992 Maxton 2,368 -12.8%
7052 St. Pauls 2,332 15.9%
7066 Laurel Park 2,321 16.9%
7072 Enfield 2,314 -5.5%
7102 Green Level 2,295 5.6%
7229 Jonesville 2,209 -2.3%
7234 Calabash 2,205 70.1%
7252 Four Oaks 2,190 30.8%
7277 Franklinton 2,175 24.1%
7278 Taylorsville 2,174 19.6%
7324 Spruce Pine 2,148 5.5%
7327 Rockwell 2,147 8.9%
7358 Navassa 2,119 53.2%
7362 Madison 2,118 -6.4%
7370 Hertford 2,113 1.8%
7406 Kure Beach 2,102 35.0%
7476 Belville 2,073 74.7%
7488 Cape Carteret 2,067 66.4%
7547 Mars Hill 2,032 15.0%
7585 Sharpsburg 2,014 -16.8%
7591 Hildebran 2,010 6.4%
7625 Yanceyville 1,994 -7.5%
7647 Pine Level 1,978 30.0%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 3,952 5,418
2017 3,894 5,448
2016 3,902 5,426
2015 3,801 5,486
2014 3,752 5,514
2013 3,719 5,524
2012 3,647 5,559
2011 3,610 5,581
2010 3,572 5,602
2009 2,658 6,452
2008 2,614 6,495
2007 2,588 6,513
2006 2,503 6,608
2005 2,430 6,696
2004 2,345 6,797
2003 2,354 6,772
2002 2,280 6,885
2001 2,206 7,012
2000 2,119 7,147
1990 900 10,261