Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,494 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.1%
 
Males: 774  (51.8%)
Females: 720  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

57.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28512.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,651 (it was $38,313 in 2000)
Atlantic Beach:

$55,651
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,816 (it was $31,339 in 2000)

Atlantic Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $371,451 (it was $160,200 in 2000)
Atlantic Beach:

$371,451
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $262,116; detached houses: $296,905; townhouses or other attached units: $238,882; in 2-unit structures: $596,269; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,835; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $285,845; mobile homes: $77,056; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $104,529

Median gross rent in 2017: $926.

March 2019 cost of living index in Atlantic Beach: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.2%
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  • Races in Atlantic Beach, NC (2017)
    • 1,71795.3%White alone
    • 251.4%Hispanic
    • 181.0%Two or more races
    • 90.5%Black alone
    • 80.4%American Indian alone
    • 80.4%Asian alone

Races in Atlantic Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Atlantic Beach is 426 to 1.


Crime rates in Atlantic Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(54.5)
1
(54.4)
2
(108.8)
1
(55.2)
2
(110.1)
2
(107.8)
4
(264.2)
2
(130.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(266.1)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(109.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(108.8)
4
(220.9)
0
(0.0)
6
(323.5)
4
(264.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(134.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.4)
1
(66.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(200.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(871.9)
13
(706.9)
23
(1,251)
21
(1,160)
21
(1,156)
11
(593.0)
13
(858.7)
13
(849.1)
13
(871.9)
2
(132.9)
6
(398.1)
9
(598.8)
7
(469.5)
7
(468.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(1,580)
57
(3,100)
39
(2,121)
70
(3,865)
54
(2,972)
59
(3,181)
68
(4,491)
59
(3,854)
42
(2,817)
39
(2,591)
46
(3,052)
42
(2,794)
31
(2,079)
38
(2,545)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
126
(6,866)
132
(7,178)
169
(9,190)
124
(6,847)
132
(7,265)
129
(6,954)
131
(8,653)
71
(4,637)
77
(5,164)
94
(6,246)
97
(6,437)
84
(5,589)
75
(5,030)
52
(3,483)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(436.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(108.8)
13
(717.8)
7
(385.3)
2
(107.8)
7
(462.4)
5
(326.6)
2
(134.1)
8
(531.6)
2
(132.7)
4
(266.1)
2
(134.1)
2
(134.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(132.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)670.8689.0894.5944.2958.7811.31159.8755.7629.1553.5581.3793.1666.0696.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Atlantic Beach, NC

Crime rate in Atlantic Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

10.72
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (22.2%), English (16.9%), German (16.3%), Irish (10.1%), Lebanese (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 697 people per square mile   (low).

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina map

26 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
North Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,930 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,488 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (38.2 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (132.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (376.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Morehead City, NC (1.4 miles ),
Pine Knoll Shores, NC (2.1 miles ),
Beaufort, NC (2.3 miles ),
Indian Beach, NC (2.9 miles),
Newport, NC (3.1 miles ),
Harkers Island, NC (3.2 miles ),
Broad Creek, NC (3.4 miles ),
Gloucester, NC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.70 N, Longitude: 76.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Distribution of median household income in Atlantic Beach, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Atlantic Beach, NC in 2017
Atlantic Beach satellite photo by USGS

Atlantic Beach tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $266,700
  • 2005: 77 buildings, average cost: $319,400
  • 2006: 77 buildings, average cost: $248,900
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $248,900
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $446,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2015: 30 buildings, average cost: $216,100
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $183,500
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $240,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Atlantic Beach, NC residents
Average permit cost in Atlantic Beach, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Atlantic Beach, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.9%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Atlantic Beach, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Carpenters (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Carpenters (6.0%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Atlantic Beach-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Atlantic Beach town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlantic Beach-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from Atlantic Beach center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.9 miles away from Atlantic Beach center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 224.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 243.2 miles away from Atlantic Beach center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 333.4 miles away from Atlantic Beach center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carteret County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atlantic Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Atlantic Beach:

  • CARTERET GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • BMA OF CRYSTAL COAST INC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • HARBORVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • CROATAN RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • LIFE, INC NINE FOOT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • CHERRY POINT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HAVELOCK, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlantic Beach:

  • Craven Community College (about 36 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 37 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 60 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 70 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 72 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 73 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 73 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Atlantic Beach: Atlantic Beach Town Hall (A), Atlantic Beach Police Chief (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Coral Bay Shopping Center (1), Atlantis Station Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Jungleland (2800 West Fort Macon Road).

Hotels: Budget Inn (215 West Fort Macon Road), Cutty SARK Lounge (511 Salter Path Road), Clamdigger Restaurant (511 Salter Path Road), Atlantis Lodge Inc (123 Salter Path Road), Blue Water Inn (402 Henderson Boulevard), Days Inn (602 W Fort Macon Rd), A Place at the Beach III (1904 East Fort Macon Road), Guest Inn & Campground (303 Henderson Boulevard), Atlantic Beach-Days Inn (602 W Fort Macon Rd).

Carteret County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Atlantic Beach and their reported violations in the past:

ATLANTIC BEACH, TOWN OF (Address: TOWN OF ATLANTIC BEACH , Population served: 6,380, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Atlantic Beach that have no violations reported:

  • THE CLAM DIGGER INN (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

1.8 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

45.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

10 people in military ships in 2000

Banks with branches in Atlantic Beach (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Atlantic Beach Branch at 101 Morehead Avenue, branch established on 1959/07/05. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Atlantic Beach:

Marital status in Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

For population 25 years and over in Atlantic Beach:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Atlantic Beach
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Religion statistics for Atlantic Beach, NC (based on Carteret County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,89673
Mainline Protestant9,17134
Catholic2,3451
Other1,1476
Black Protestant8137
None37,097-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Carteret County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Carteret County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Here:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 96
Carteret County:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Carteret County:

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carteret County:

27.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carteret County:

15.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.5%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Atlantic Beach:

26.5
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.7%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.4%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Atlantic Beach:

17.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Atlantic Beach:

59.1%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Atlantic Beach:

82.2%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Atlantic Beach, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$60,461$38,1860$0
Firefighters 19$46,822$29,5720$0
Water Supply 5$12,641$30,3380$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,126$30,3780$0
Financial Administration 4$8,411$25,2331$1,020
Other and Unallocable 4$15,092$45,2760$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,046$56,1846$1,411
Police - Other 1$2,462$29,5440$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,288$27,4560$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,225$50,7000$0
Fire - Other 0$0 8$2,975
Totals for Government 61$176,574$34,73615$5,406

Atlantic Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,645,000 ($1101.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,056,000 ($706.83)
    General Public Buildings: $479,000 ($320.62)
    Regular Highways: $470,000 ($314.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $436,000 ($291.83)
    Sewerage: $435,000 ($291.16)
    Central Staff Services: $399,000 ($267.07)
    Water Utilities: $290,000 ($194.11)
    Financial Administration: $262,000 ($175.37)
    General - Other: $210,000 ($140.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $187,000 ($125.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000 ($75.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($73.63)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($7.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $108,000 ($72.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $183,000 ($122.49)
    Police Protection: $115,000 ($76.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($13.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,913,000 ($1280.46)

Atlantic Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $690,000 ($461.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $588,000 ($393.57)
    Parking Facilities: $112,000 ($74.97)
    Hospital Public: $74,000 ($49.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $47,000 ($31.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($2.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $70,000 ($46.85)
    Rents: $55,000 ($36.81)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($17.40)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($11.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($5.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $460,000 ($307.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $483,000 ($323.29)
    Highways: $81,000 ($54.22)
    Other: $27,000 ($18.07)
  • Tax - Property: $2,815,000 ($1884.20)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $914,000 ($611.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $119,000 ($79.65)
    Other License: $24,000 ($16.06)

Atlantic Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,667,000 ($1785.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,400,000 ($1606.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $267,000 ($178.71)

Atlantic Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,349,000 ($4919.01)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $185,000 ($123.83)

7.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($748 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Craven County, NC  0.83% ($45,707 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.65% ($42,216)
from Wake County, NC  0.43% ($88,405)


7.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($820 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Craven County, NC  1.11% ($37,000 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.80% ($37,425)
to Wake County, NC  0.44% ($36,111)
Businesses in Atlantic Beach, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Sheraton1
FedEx1UPS1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlantic Beach:

  • WBTB (1400 AM; 1 kW; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: EASTERN CAROLINA BROADCASTING COMPAN)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlantic Beach:

  • W218AR (91.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W203BC (88.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220DD (91.9 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atlantic Beach:

  • W05BI (Channel 5; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)

Atlantic Beach fatal accident list:

Nov 9, 2012 11:55 AM, Sr-58, Atlantic Beach Causeway, Lat: 34.701047, Lon: -76.738206, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 21, 2007 06:48 PM, Atlantic Bch Causewa, Moonlight Dr, Lat: 34.707814, Lon: -76.737531, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 20, 2000 02:35 AM, Sr-58, Lat: 34.699603, Lon: -76.720359, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 31, 1993 06:55 AM, Nc58, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 6, 1992 01:59 AM, Ocean Rdge, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 18, 1987 11:42 AM, 1182, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 390ft / 119mTotal length
  • 16,000Total average daily traffic
  • 960Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,000Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Fort Macon St Pk 2 Mi E (Lat: 34.697389 Lon: -76.680194), Call Sign: WNGX360,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.420 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/1996, Expiration Date: 09/24/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2002, Registrant: State Of North Carolina, 2411 Garner Rd Whse, Clayton, NC 27520, Phone: (919) 726-3775
  • 118 Fort Macon Blvd (Lat: 34.700444 Lon: -76.748278), Call Sign: WZZ295, Licensee ID: L00079906,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2004, Expiration Date: 06/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2014, Registrant: Town Of Atlantic Beach, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, Phone: (919) 726-7361
  • Lat: 34.699056 Lon: -76.740222, Call Sign: WPSH937,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2001, Expiration Date: 05/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2011, Certifier: Signature On File,
  • Lat: 34.702167 Lon: -76.793500, Call Sign: WPXC880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.062 MHz, 466.062 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/07/2023, Certifier: Justin Warren, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • WELL # 6, 2210 East Fort Macon Road (Lat: 34.695806 Lon: -76.697361), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5.1 m, Call Sign: WQPR208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Marc Schulze, Registrant: East Coast International, 109-B Riggs Road, Morehead City, NC 28557, Phone: (252) 240-3524, Fax: (252) 240-3522, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atlantic Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: ABERNETHY DAVID A CHINOOK PLUS 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1069K , Serial Number: 02204X3, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2001
    Registrant (Individual): David A Abernethy, Po Box 2006, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of fire incidents - 48 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Atlantic Beach, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.1%), and Outside Fires (24.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Atlantic Beach, NC
    • 22254.1%Structure Fires
    • 10124.6%Outside Fires
    • 6114.9%Other
    • 266.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atlantic Beach, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina:

  • Fishermans Inn, 110 Morehego Ave, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512 , Phone: (919) 726-2273
  • Peppertree Atlantic Beach, 715 West Ft Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512 , Phone: (252) 247-5841, Fax: (252) 247-0337
  • Palm Suites, 602 W Ft Macon Rd, Atlantic beach, North Carolina 28512 , Phone: (252) 247-6400
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Atlantic Beach, NC
  • 93.0%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Atlantic Beach, NC
  • 95.9%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood


Atlantic Beach compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Atlantic Beach on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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