Carolina Beach, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 5,986 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.3%
Males: 2,885  (48.2%)
Females: 3,101  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28428.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,287 (it was $37,662 in 2000)
Carolina Beach:

$59,287
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,110 (it was $24,128 in 2000)

Carolina Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $245,837 (it was $146,900 in 2000)
Carolina Beach:

$245,837
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,947; Detached houses: $287,528; Townhouses or other attached units: $215,482; In 2-unit structures: $281,636; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,499; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,294; Mobile homes: $91,029

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,137.

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  • Races in Carolina Beach, NC (2010)

    Carolina Beach races chart
    • 5,43595.3%White alone
    • 941.6%Hispanic
    • 711.2%Two or more races
    • 410.7%Black alone
    • 370.6%American Indian alone
    • 220.4%Asian alone
    • 40.07%Other race alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Carolina Beach: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (14.8%), German (14.7%), United States (11.7%), English (11.3%), Scottish (6.7%), French (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,657 people per square mile   (average).

Carolina Beach,NC real estate house value index trend

Carolina Beach, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Carolina Beach:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carolina Beach town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

43 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Carolina Beach, North Carolina as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Carolina Beach to the number of sex offenders is 735 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,906 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,907 (0.6%)

Carolina Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (12.9 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (130.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (439.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Sea Breeze, NC (1.4 miles ), Kure Beach, NC (1.7 miles ), Myrtle Grove, NC (2.5 miles ), Silver Lake, NC (2.8 miles ), Boiling Spring Lakes, NC (3.0 miles ), Masonboro, NC (3.1 miles ), Southport, NC (3.2 miles ), Seagate, NC (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2004: 123 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $261,600
  • 2006: 79 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $256,600
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $215,800
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2012: 69 buildings, average cost: $206,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.04 N, Longitude: 77.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,289 (-21.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 844 (25.7%)

Area code: 910

Carolina Beach household income distribution Carolina Beach home values distribution

Crime rates in Carolina Beach by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.033.50.00.00.0
Rapes 0001423405021
per 100,000 0.00.00.019.275.836.452.966.80.083.80.034.116.8
Robberies 156109411244850
per 100,000 20.9102.9116.1192.3170.572.8193.833.467.267.0138.585.20.0
Assaults 13142131677111811101810
per 100,000 271.9288.138.7250.0303.1127.4123.3183.7302.3184.3173.1306.8168.4
Burglaries 9382117879510386597051608967
per 100,000 1,945.21,687.22,264.81,673.11,799.91,874.11,515.4985.11,175.5854.61,038.41,517.01,128.5
Thefts 230301256199224314217210289245209197181
per 100,000 4,810.76,193.44,955.53,826.94,244.05,713.23,823.83,506.44,853.14,105.23,617.23,357.83,048.7
Auto thefts 787202311261115138228
per 100,000 146.4164.6135.5384.6435.8200.1458.1183.7251.9217.8138.5375.0134.7
Arson 0041393110020
per 100,000 0.00.077.419.256.8163.852.916.716.80.00.034.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 403.6470.5412.9426.8506.3455.1423.5326.2379.6435.3306.6387.2260.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Carolina Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 28 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
North Carolina average:

2.39

Carolina Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +676 (+16.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Carolina Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Carolina Beach, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Carolina Beach-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Carolina Beach town center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 tornado 41.3 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carolina Beach-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from the city 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 145.0 miles away from Carolina Beach 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 163.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from the city center
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 96.6 miles away from Carolina 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 245.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Hanover County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carolina Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Carolina Beach:

  • WELL CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • MYRTLE GROVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • LIFE, INC CHEROKEE TRAIL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • SOUTHPORT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • OCEAN TRAIL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • OCEAN TRAIL HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • J ARTHUR DOSHER MEM HOSP (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)

Airports located in Carolina Beach:

Amtrak station near Carolina Beach:

  • 15 miles: WILMINGTON (201 HARNETT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Operable nuclear power plants near Carolina Beach:

  • 11 miles: Brunswick 1 and 2 in Southport, NC.

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

  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 14 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 14 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 15 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 59 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 66 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 67 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Robeson Community College (about 76 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)

Public elementary/middle school in Carolina Beach:

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Notable locations in Carolina Beach: Carolina Beach Police Department (A), Kure Beach Police Department (B), Carolina Beach Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Carolina Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Federal Point History Center (Museums; 1121 North Lake Park Boulevard), Island Trader (Tours & Charters; 1337 Bridge Barrier Road), Kayak Carolina (Tours & Charters; 1337 Bridge Barrier Road).

Hotels: Courtyard Marriott (100 Charlotte Avenue), Cole's Motel and Apartments (213 Raleigh Avenue), Beacon House Inn B & B (715 1/2 Carolina Beach Avenue North), Dolphin Lane Motel (318 Carolina Beach Avenue North), Cabana de Mar (31 North Carolina Avenue), Benson's Landing (801 Carolina Beach Avenue North), Beach House Inn & Suites (412 Carolina Beach Avenue North), Atlantic Towers Condominium Oceanfront Reservatins (1615 South Lake Park Boulevard), Dry Dock Motel (300 South Lake Park Boulevard).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 60.3. This is better than average.

City:

60.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.14
U.S.:

9.14

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

CAROLINA BEACH WATER SYSTEM (Address: C/O TOWN OF CAROLINA BEACH , Population served: 12,567, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-17-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-31-2012 to DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-17-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-31-2012 to DEC-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2009)
WATERWAY CAMPSITES (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.7% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.3%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
49 people in nursing homes in 2000

Carolina Beach, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Carolina 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.
  • 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.

Banks with branches in Carolina Beach (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Carolina Beach Branch at 123 Harper Avenue, branch established on 1961/07/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Carolina Beach Branch at 7 North Lake Park Boulevard, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Carolina Beach Branch at 612 Lake Park Boulevard, branch established on 1983/07/11. 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.

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

  • Shipwreck Lodge, 412 Carolina BCH Ave N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 , Phone: (910) 458-5557
  • Courtyard By Marriott At Carolina Beach, 100 Charlotte Ave, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 , Phone: (910) 458-2030, Fax: (910) 458-2050
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 907 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 , Phone: (910) 458-1300, Fax: (910) 458-1400
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carolina Beach, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
North Carolina average:

12.4

Carolina Beach travel time to work - commute Carolina Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carolina Beach town (based on New Hanover County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant45,162124
Mainline Protestant25,47643
Catholic14,6715
Black Protestant6,40834
Other3,77717
Orthodox3752
None106,798-
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: 44
New Hanover County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
New Hanover County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
New Hanover County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 262
Here:

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
New Hanover County:

23.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

15.6%
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
Financial Administration 2$9,381$56,2860$0
Other Government Administration 10$47,433$56,9205$4,497
Police Protection - Officers 25$88,396$42,4305$5,245
Police - Other 2$5,601$33,6060$0
Firefighters 4$12,888$38,66426$12,367
Solid Waste Management 9$24,119$32,1590$0
Sewerage 12$40,268$40,2680$0
Parks and Recreation 6$19,260$38,5204$2,258
Water Supply 11$34,901$38,0740$0
Other and Unallocable 5$15,345$36,8282$1,499
Totals for Government 86$297,592$41,52442$25,866

Carolina Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,343,000 ($224.36)
    Water Utilities: $576,000 ($96.22)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,464,000 ($411.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,829,000 ($305.55)
    Central Staff Services: $1,371,000 ($229.03)
    Police Protection: $1,316,000 ($219.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,112,000 ($185.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,056,000 ($176.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $420,000 ($70.16)
    Regular Highways: $358,000 ($59.81)
    Financial Administration: $226,000 ($37.75)
    General - Other: $220,000 ($36.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($11.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($9.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $238,000 ($39.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000 ($9.19)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($7.35)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($3.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,853,000 ($810.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $290,000 ($48.45)

Carolina Beach government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,578,000 ($597.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,169,000 ($195.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $522,000 ($87.20)
    Parking Facilities: $289,000 ($48.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $235,000 ($39.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,207,000 ($201.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $314,000 ($52.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $217,000 ($36.25)
    Rents: $182,000 ($30.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,534,000 ($256.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $271,000 ($45.27)
    General Local Government Support: $241,000 ($40.26)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.33)
  • Tax - Property: $3,155,000 ($527.06)
    Other Selective Sales: $390,000 ($65.15)
    Other License: $389,000 ($64.98)
    NEC: $98,000 ($16.37)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $93,000 ($15.54)
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000 ($5.35)

Carolina Beach government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,941,000 ($1493.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,482,000 ($1249.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,459,000 ($243.74)

Carolina Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,430,000 ($238.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,772,000 ($1465.42)

8.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($568 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brunswick County, NC  0.74% ($30,360 average AGI)
from Pender County, NC  0.65% ($29,777)
from Wake County, NC  0.56% ($41,689)


8.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.43%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brunswick County, NC  0.95% ($33,819 average AGI)
to Pender County, NC  0.73% ($36,765)
to Wake County, NC  0.60% ($37,816)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carolina Beach:

  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLSG (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carolina Beach:

  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDVV (89.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL-FM (90.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLTT (106.3 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Carolina Beach:

  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W51CW (Channel 51; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
Carolina Beach fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Carolina Beach fatal accident list:

Dec 15, 2013 02:41 AM, North Lake Park Bovd, Lat: 34.03527, Lon: -77.89391, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 7, 2012 03:39 PM, N Dow Rd, Lat: 34.04478, Lon: -77.90381, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 20, 2012 11:45 PM, S. Lake Park Blvd, Lat: 34.02609, Lon: -77.89582, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 2001 09:00 PM, Us-421, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 10, 1993 12:47 AM, Us421, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 11, 1989 10:08 PM, 1573-Dow, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 11, 1979 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Orton Intersec. Of State Rte 153 & 1521 (Lat: 34.087111 Lon: -77.959167), Call Sign: KNKA752
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2007, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Keith Powell, 202 North Dow Road (Lat: 34.035306 Lon: -77.908194), Type: 48.8, Structure height: 37129 m, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 8433249745, Keith.Powell2@comcast.Net
  • Hwy 133 S To Orton Pond Rd Then 1 Mi (Lat: 34.050833 Lon: -77.955278), Type: 183.8, Overall height: 181 m
    Registrant: 9107726300, , 201 N FRONT ST STE 701

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • W Of Hwy 421 One Mi N Of Seabreeze (Lat: 34.084333 Lon: -77.888028), Call Sign: WNAM414, Licensee ID: L00005009
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.737 MHz, 862.737 MHz, 863.737 MHz, 864.737 MHz, 865.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2000, Expiration Date: 07/17/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2010
    Registrant: Nextel License Holdings 1 Inc, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • End Of Sr 1534 (Lat: 34.049889 Lon: -77.919167), Call Sign: WZU321
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.420 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/12/1996, Expiration Date: 10/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2002
    Registrant: State Of North Carolina, 2411 Garner Rd, Clayton, NC 27520, Phone: (919) 458-8206
  • Police Dept City Hall (Lat: 34.036000 Lon: -77.893306), Call Sign: KVG912, Licensee ID: L00073564
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2003, Expiration Date: 02/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013
    Registrant: City Of Carolina Beach, City Hall, Carolina Beach, NC 28421
  • Police Dept City Hall (Lat: 34.036000 Lon: -77.893306), Call Sign: WRV76, Licensee ID: L00073564
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.400 MHz, 458.500 MHz, 458.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2003, Expiration Date: 02/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013
    Registrant: City Of Carolina Beach, City Hall, Carolina Beach, NC 28421
  • 1121b N Lake Park Blvd (Lat: 34.044333 Lon: -77.900806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPPG958
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 12/17/2014, Certifier: Calvin R Peck Jr
    Registrant: Highway Information Systems Inc, 4900 Prospectus Dr Ste 250, Durham, NC 27713, Fax: (919) 361-2948
  • Lat: 34.024222 Lon: -77.911111, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWW683
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.175 MHz, 158.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2003, Expiration Date: 01/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013, Certifier: Calvin Peck
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ORTON, Int Sr 153 & 1521 (Lat: 34.086833 Lon: -77.959417), Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WMQ385
    Assigned Frequencies: 10633.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2006, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive, B2f2-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • NA CAROLINA, 805 Glen Ave (Lat: 34.045778 Lon: -77.901083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WQMY825
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/10/2010, Expiration Date: 11/10/2020, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Sr 1628 Marina (Lat: 34.051000 Lon: -77.917500), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KEB463, Licensee ID: L00002610
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2005, Expiration Date: 08/09/2015
    Registrant: Carolina Beach State Park, Sr 1628 Marina, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, Phone: (910) 458-8206, Fax: (910) 458-6350, Email:
  • Harbor Oaks (Lat: 34.066833 Lon: -77.883028), Type: Building, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WHX306
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2000, Expiration Date: 10/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006
    Registrant: East Coast Marine Inc, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
  • Oceana Marina 401 Marina Street (Lat: 34.065333 Lon: -77.891917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPYG661, Licensee ID: L00705110
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2003, Expiration Date: 08/07/2013, Certifier: Larry W Sincoskie
    Registrant: Oceana Transient Dock Inc

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carolina Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M-20G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3633N , Serial Number: 680019, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Camille C Perotti, Po Box 2151, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6389R , Serial Number: 28-21566, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John D Lawing, 716 Canal Dr, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, Other Owners: Eric W Lawing
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8890L , Serial Number: AA1B-0390, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin L Miller, 402 Peninsula Dr, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 401B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 198 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9912F , Serial Number: 401-0091, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Waldron Enterprises Inc, C/O Carolina Rapids Po Box 596, Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$209,26329$233,33963$231,1791$142,70051$242,719
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$162,4908$250,1700$05$210,016
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$139,7207$225,79327$256,2441$93,45018$244,173
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$281,56815$258,1680$011$271,208
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$343,5805$303,3740$03$233,517

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$225,7301$157,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$204,7501$142,850
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$249,1651$210,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Carolina Beach

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carolina Beach, NC
Most common first names in Carolina Beach, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert4066.9 years
James3667.0 years
John3575.8 years
William3071.1 years
Mary2872.6 years
Joseph2068.7 years
Charles1876.5 years
Richard1566.5 years
George1570.3 years
Dorothy1277.5 years
Most common last names in Carolina Beach, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1572.6 years
Jones1572.0 years
Johnson1467.3 years
Lewis1371.4 years
Smith1267.8 years
Miller877.7 years
Taylor867.0 years
Passmore764.4 years
Brown774.4 years
Thompson674.5 years
Businesses in Carolina Beach, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1
Marriott1Vans2
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Microtel1
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