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Population in 2010: 1,969. Population change since 2000: +50.1%
Males: 907  (46.1%)
Females: 1,062  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  53.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28409.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,933 (it was $41,836 in 2000)
Sea Breeze:

$57,933
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,990

Sea Breeze CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $210,811 (it was $165,900 in 2000)
Sea Breeze:

$210,811
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $365,219; Detached houses: $476,246; Townhouses or other attached units: $350,205; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $199,765; Mobile homes: $103,653; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $31,962

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,639.

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  • White alone - 1,721 (87.4%)
  • Black alone - 157 (8.0%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.05%)

Races in Sea Breeze detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sea Breeze: 97.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (21.2%), German (21.1%), United States (14.7%), Irish (11.6%), Polish (4.4%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,210 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sea Breeze:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sea Breeze CDP:

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 68.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

24 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.3%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,787 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,856 (0.6%)

Sea Breeze satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (11.1 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (128.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (437.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Carolina Beach, NC (1.4 miles ), Kure Beach, NC (2.1 miles ), Myrtle Grove, NC (2.2 miles ), Silver Lake, NC (2.4 miles ), Masonboro, NC (2.7 miles ), Boiling Spring Lakes, NC (3.0 miles ), Seagate, NC (3.2 miles ), Wilmington, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.06 N, Longitude: 77.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Therapists (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (16%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Sea Breeze: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sea Breeze, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Sea Breeze-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Sea Breeze place center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 tornado 40.8 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sea Breeze-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 100% 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 95.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Sea Breeze:

  • WELL CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • MYRTLE GROVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • LIFE, INC CHEROKEE TRAIL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Sea Breeze:

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

Operable nuclear power plants near Sea Breeze:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sea Breeze:

  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 12 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 11,028)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 12 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 67 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 67 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Mount Olive College (about 80 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 87 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 90 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
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Church in Sea Breeze: Mount Pilgrim Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.32. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.32
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.3%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sea Breeze, NC

Sea Breeze compared to North Carolina state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sea Breeze travel time to work - commute


Sea Breeze mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sea Breeze CDP (based on New Hanover County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here47.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents34.6%17.0%13.4%7.9%6.1%
Congregations24.2%3.8%9.8%9.8%5.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)JewishOther
Adherents3.5%2.5%1.7%1.6%11.7%
Congregations3.8%1.5%3.8%1.5%36.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 44
This county:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 262
New Hanover County:

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
New Hanover County:

15.7%
State:

15.6%

11.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.03%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pender County, NC  0.68% ($30,056 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.65% ($50,610)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.64% ($47,281)


9.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.29%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Brunswick County, NC  1.33% ($46,091 average AGI)
to Pender County, NC  1.03% ($45,637)
to Wake County, NC  0.66% ($40,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sea Breeze:

  • 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.)
  • WLSG (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sea Breeze:

  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WQSL (92.3 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 Sea Breeze:

  • 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.)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$171,56711$193,97265$200,1502$154,4557$184,4232$77,685
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$243,6305$240,3681$29,3001$130,8300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$96,0602$166,94019$228,2081$92,0801$245,4502$69,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$80,2801$339,34012$251,0470$01$130,3101$52,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$244,0780$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0121.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$185,8401$305,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$175,050
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0121.02

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