|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sunset Beach is 4,270. Sunset Beach, North Carolina is the 5,254th largest city in the US.
The current population of Sunset Beach (4,270) is it's peak population.
Sunset Beach has grown 101.5% since the 2000. Sunset Beach, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 94% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|5248||Highland Beach, Florida||4,277||13.3%|
|5251||Bradley Beach, New Jersey||4,273||-11.1%|
|5253||Fayetteville, New York||4,270||2.0%|
|5254||Sunset Beach, North Carolina||4,270||101.5%|
|5255||Rose Hill, Kansas||4,269||22.6%|
The total voting age population of Sunset Beach, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,599. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 50.6% of the residents of Sunset Beach are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sunset Beach are 94.4% White, 2.1% Two or more races, 1.8% Other, 1.4% Asian and 0.3% Black. Additionally, 2.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sunset Beach, 8.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 5.7% of families are below the poverty line in Sunset Beach.
Among those aged 16 and older, 25.1% of Sunset Beach residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 98.1% of Sunset Beach residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 48.2% have a bachelor's degree and 17.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sunset Beach residents aged 5 and older, 3.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sunset Beach is 13.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sunset Beach, 12.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sunset Beach is $57,265.
In Sunset Beach, 85.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 14.4% of housing units in Sunset Beach.
Of all the housing units in Sunset Beach, 1.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Sunset Beach, 37.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sunset Beach is $1,232.
In Sunset Beach, 87.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.