Statewide Claims to Fame

Carolina Beach is 2nd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White

Carolina Beach is 2nd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Carolina Beach is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Carolina Beach is 10th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Carolina Beach is 11th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Home median value

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Carolina Beach Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 5,883 119th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.5 144th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,315.7 10th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Carolina Beach Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 4.3% 139th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 16.3% 140th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.2% 81st 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Carolina Beach Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.7% 47th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 37.1% 36th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Carolina Beach Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 96.1% 2nd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.7% 144th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 24th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 137th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 57th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.4% 122nd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.6% 142nd 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.3% 2nd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Carolina Beach Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 49.4% 138th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.7% 142nd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Carolina Beach Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 5,626 71st 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 52.6% 5th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,628 116th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 50.8% 122nd 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $306,000 11th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.1 133rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Carolina Beach Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $32,268 26th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $50,122 55th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.3% 90th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Carolina Beach Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 699 106th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $52,881 106th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,010 98th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $27,656 75th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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