Sunset Beach, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 3,719 (75% urban, 25% rural). Population change since 2000: +103.9%
Males: 1,790  (48.1%)
Females: 1,929  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  64.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28468.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,518 (it was $47,356 in 2000)
Sunset Beach:

$63,518
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,536 (it was $36,181 in 2000)

Sunset Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $270,833 (it was $174,800 in 2000)
Sunset Beach:

$270,833
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $375,247; Detached houses: $429,331; Townhouses or other attached units: $514,109; In 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $285,072; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $305,434; Mobile homes: $120,002

Median gross rent in 2012: $762.

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  • White alone - 3,429 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 67 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sunset Beach: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.6%), German (15.2%), English (14.0%), United States (11.8%), Polish (4.8%), French (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 5.05 square miles.

Population density: 736 people per square mile   (low).

Sunset Beach,NC real estate house value index trend

Sunset Beach, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Sunset Beach:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunset Beach town:

  • Never married: 9.5%
  • Now married: 74.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

110 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This town:  3.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sunset Beach, North Carolina as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sunset Beach to the number of sex offenders is 3,647 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,487 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,212 (0.5%)

Sunset Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (41.4 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (134.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (461.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Calabash, NC (1.9 miles ), Ocean Isle Beach, NC (2.0 miles ), Carolina Shores, NC (2.0 miles ), Little River, SC (2.6 miles ), Shallotte, NC (3.0 miles ), North Myrtle Beach, SC (3.3 miles ), Holden Beach, NC (3.6 miles ), Atlantic Beach, SC (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 1998: 64 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 1999: 88 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2000: 75 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2001: 71 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2002: 67 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2006: 82 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $243,800
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $269,400
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $213,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.89 N, Longitude: 78.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Sunset Beach household income distribution Sunset Beach home values distribution

Crime rates in Sunset Beach by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010000010
per 100,000 0.00.049.70.00.00.00.00.037.60.0
Robberies 1101102010
per 100,000 53.953.00.047.546.90.087.10.037.60.0
Assaults 1520201110
per 100,000 53.9265.199.40.093.90.043.642.637.60.0
Burglaries 39484611195046486936
per 100,000 2102.42545.12285.1522.1892.02253.32003.52044.32591.11323.0
Thefts 32403133404739313319
per 100,000 1725.12120.91540.01566.21877.92118.11698.61320.31239.2698.3
Auto thefts 2201022201
per 100,000 107.8106.00.047.50.090.187.185.20.036.8
Arson 1000000000
per 100,000 53.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0) 255.9346.1285.8119.2173.3253.8254.2214.8284.4125.5

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

Crime rate in Sunset Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.79
North Carolina average:

2.37

Sunset Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (3%)

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

Average climate in Sunset Beach, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sunset Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Sunset Beach town center injured 46 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sunset Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% 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 116.6 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 109.3 miles away from Sunset Beach center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 228.6 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 131.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 111.0 miles away from Sunset Beach center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.7 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 Brunswick County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, 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).
Sunset Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sunset Beach:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF SHALLOTTE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SHALLOTTE, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS SHALLOTTE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SHALLOTTE, NC)

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

  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 30 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 30 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 41 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 43 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 44 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Robeson Community College (about 59 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 69 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)

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Notable locations in Sunset Beach: Bonaparte Landing (A), Blane Landing (B), Sea Trail Golf Links (C), Sunset Beach Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pleasant View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Jinks Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Bald Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ingram Planetarium (Planetariums; The Village At Sunse).

Hotel: Causeway Inn (12 Causeway Drive).

Brunswick 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 2007 was 53.4. This is better than average.

City:

53.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Sunset Beach compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Banks with branches in Sunset Beach (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Village At Sunset Beach Branch at 7455 High Market Street, branch established on 1988/07/11. 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
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Sunset Beach Office at 800 Sunset Boulevard North, branch established on 2005/09/12. 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.
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: 796 Sunset Blvd. North at 796 Sunset Boulevard North, branch established on 2002/09/01. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $3,140.4 mil, Deposits: $2,278.8 mil, headquarters in Charleston, SC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 69 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Sunset Beach Branch at 1625 Seaside Rd, branch established on 1998/01/20. 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
  • Security Savings Bank, SSB: Sunset Beach Branch at 840 Sunset Boulevard, branch established on 2001/11/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $309.8 mil, Deposits: $250.1 mil, headquarters in Southport, NC, negative income in the last year, 11 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sunset Beach town (based on Brunswick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.33%
Here: 32.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents57.1%17.5%9.8%5.8%2.9%
Congregations53.3%13.0%2.2%6.5%4.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.2%1.1%1.0%1.8%
Congregations2.2%4.3%2.2%2.2%9.8%
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: 20
Brunswick County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Brunswick County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Brunswick County:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Here:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Brunswick County:

27.5%
North Carolina:

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

16.1%
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 1$4,442$53,3041$2,117
Other Government Administration 3$17,123$68,49214$3,386
Police Protection - Officers 14$61,302$52,5450$0
Firefighters 16$53,303$39,9770$0
Streets and Highways 6$15,603$31,2060$0
Other and Unallocable 7$22,110$37,9033$2,476
Totals for Government 47$173,883$44,39618$7,979

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

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $585,000 ($157.30)
    Police Protection: $253,000 ($68.03)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $772,000 ($207.58)
    Liquor Stores: $699,000 ($187.95)
    Central Staff Services: $656,000 ($176.39)
    Sewerage: $640,000 ($172.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $505,000 ($135.79)
    Water Utilities: $274,000 ($73.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $217,000 ($58.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $163,000 ($43.83)
    Regular Highways: $144,000 ($38.72)
    Financial Administration: $90,000 ($24.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000 ($19.09)
    General - Other: $61,000 ($16.40)
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000 ($6.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($3.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000 ($34.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $159,000 ($42.75)
    Central Staff Services: $59,000 ($15.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($12.10)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($5.92)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($2.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,208,000 ($593.71)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $890,000 ($239.31)
    All Other: $475,000 ($127.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $136,000 ($36.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $528,000 ($141.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $274,000 ($73.68)
    Rents: $29,000 ($7.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $770,000 ($207.04)
    Water Utilities: $381,000 ($102.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $214,000 ($57.54)
    Highways: $105,000 ($28.23)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - Property: $1,334,000 ($358.70)
    Other Selective Sales: $905,000 ($243.34)
    Other License: $463,000 ($124.50)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $28,000 ($7.53)
    NEC: $19,000 ($5.11)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $9,000 ($2.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,352,000 ($901.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,916,000 ($784.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $436,000 ($117.24)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $400,000 ($107.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,738,000 ($1811.78)

8.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($86 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Hanover County, NC  1.75% ($33,819 average AGI)
from Horry County, SC  0.31% ($28,933)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($62,191)


6.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.39% ($30,360 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.42% ($27,790)
to Wake County, NC  0.26% ($40,871)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunset Beach:

  • 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)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WVCB (1410 AM; 1 kW; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: JOHN G. WORRELL)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WNMB (900 AM; 1 kW; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunset Beach:

  • WYNA (104.9 FM; CALABASH, NC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDZD (93.5 FM; OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBNU (103.7 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLTT (106.3 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sunset Beach:

  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGSI-CA (Channel 11; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGSC-CA (Channel 8; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)

Sunset Beach fatal accident list:

Jul 3, 2006 03:36 PM, Oyster Bay Dr, Shoreline Dr, Lat: 33.88599, Lon: -78.53572, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sunset Beach)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 220 Shoreline Dr (Lat: 33.866833 Lon: -78.506667), Call Sign: WNRM381
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2015
    Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • Lat: 33.891472 Lon: -78.510139, Call Sign: WPYX414
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 456.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2003, Expiration Date: 11/20/2013, Certifier: Paul Corder
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 33.898889 Lon: -78.541139, Call Sign: WQEG737
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 456.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2006, Expiration Date: 01/23/2016, Certifier: Todd Dawkins
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 33.919611 Lon: -78.512028, Call Sign: WQOT608
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 01/26/2022, Certifier: Timothy P Tilma
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 33.883500 Lon: -78.533278, Call Sign: WQPP281
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 07/11/2022, Certifier: David Mcghee
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Sunset beach, Lat: 33.884500 Lon: -78.511889, Call Sign: WQCB216
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/2005, Expiration Date: 01/21/2015, Certifier: Sherri P Garner
    Registrant: Brunswick County Public Utilities, 75 Courthouse Dr Bldg I, Bolivia, NC 28422, Phone: (910) 253-2656, Fax: (910) 253-2669, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9093J , Serial Number: 28-3131, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Jif Air Ltd, 423 1st St, Sunset Beach, NC 28468

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 ORIGINATED1$114,84023$303,72784$258,6043$214,75075$291,7573$70,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$191,2104$256,3800$02$375,8150$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$236,25026$327,2351$21,63020$348,8171$99,150
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$385,38513$248,9520$09$281,8901$47,280
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$147,3806$248,5330$04$269,3950$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$90,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$108,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Sunset Beach

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sunset Beach, NC
Most common first names in Sunset Beach, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2674.1 years
William2174.3 years
Mary1879.7 years
John1776.7 years
Robert1572.4 years
Helen883.4 years
Joseph678.5 years
Ruth692.2 years
Anna584.6 years
Florence591.6 years
Most common last names in Sunset Beach, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith675.3 years
Jones571.0 years
Miller474.5 years
Wright476.5 years
Fernald378.0 years
Kelly375.3 years
Frink369.0 years
Faircloth372.3 years
Leach357.7 years
Lohr372.4 years

Businesses in Sunset Beach, NC

  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1
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