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Sunset Beach, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Sunset Beach,NC index of house prices

Total population: 3,752 (Urban population: 1,336 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 562 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,512 (2,064 occupied: 1,700 owner occupied, 350 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,091 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $456,829.

Median contract rent in 2016: $633 (lower quartile is $482, upper quartile is $1,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $340


Median gross rent in Sunset Beach, NC in 2016: $0

Housing units in Sunset Beach with a mortgage: 884 (0 second mortgage, 135 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 811

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $69,252

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $57,080

Median monthly housing costs: $858


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Sunset Beach, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $286,553 (it was $174,800 in 2000)
Sunset Beach:

$286,553
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $227,826 - $365,818

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $313,461
Here:

$313,461
State:

$235,833

Townhouses or other attached units: $88,884
Here:

$88,884
State:

$191,052

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,188
Here:

$147,188
State:

$144,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,630
Here:

$120,630
State:

$188,356

Mobile homes: $93,173
Here:

$93,173
State:

$74,306
Median year house/condo built: 2003

Median year apartment built: 1990

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,007
  • In family households: 3,151 (1,157 male householders, 297 female householders)
    1,452 spouses, 214 children (189 natural, 6 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 53 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 0 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 879 (271 male householders (145 living alone)), 338 female householders (294 living alone)), 287 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1,385 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 8 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 437 1-person, 182 2-persons, 8 3-persons.

32 married couples with children.
22 single-parent households (18 men, 4 women).

100.8% of residents of Sunset Beach speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 51% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 51 (1.3%)
(68.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sunset Beach, North Carolina:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 2562 bedrooms
  • 1,0943 bedrooms
  • 3324 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunset Beach population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunset Beach, North Carolina:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 701 bedroom
  • 862 bedrooms
  • 1553 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunset Beach population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sunset Beach in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 8no vehicle
  • 3921 vehicle
  • 1,1542 vehicles
  • 1263 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sunset Beach population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sunset Beach in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 1141 vehicle
  • 1932 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sunset Beach population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sunset Beach, North Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 453 rooms
  • 1434 rooms
  • 2715 rooms
  • 5296 rooms
  • 3647 rooms
  • 1848 rooms
  • 1429+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunset Beach population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunset Beach, North Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 584 rooms
  • 1325 rooms
  • 496 rooms
  • 157 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunset Beach population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Sunset Beach, NC household income distribution

  • Sunset Beach, NC household income distribution
  • 110Less than $10,000
  • 70$10,000 to $14,999
  • 23$15,000 to $19,999
  • 100$20,000 to $24,999
  • 23$25,000 to $29,999
  • 140$30,000 to $34,999
  • 74$35,000 to $39,999
  • 165$40,000 to $44,999
  • 114$45,000 to $49,999
  • 204$50,000 to $59,999
  • 259$60,000 to $74,999
  • 291$75,000 to $99,999
  • 353$100,000 to $124,999
  • 70$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $199,999
  • 52$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sunset Beach, NC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sunset Beach, NC
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 8$80,000 to $89,999
  • 34$90,000 to $99,999
  • 66$100,000 to $124,999
  • 37$125,000 to $149,999
  • 149$150,000 to $174,999
  • 35$175,000 to $199,999
  • 366$200,000 to $249,999
  • 364$250,000 to $299,999
  • 441$300,000 to $399,999
  • 155$400,000 to $499,999
  • 48$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$750,000 to $999,999
  • 37$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sunset Beach, NC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sunset Beach, NC
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 6$400 to $449
  • 12$450 to $499
  • 17$500 to $549
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 64$650 to $699
  • 22$750 to $799
  • 9$800 to $899
  • 35$900 to $999
  • 67$1,000 to $1,249
  • 10$1,250 to $1,499
  • 33No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 182000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 45Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sunset Beach population
Sunset Beach commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 83
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 78
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 138
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 176
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 47
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 91
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 132
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 42
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 21
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 42
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 63
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Sunset Beach, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 67.6%
Number of people working at home: 108 (9.9% of all workers)

Sunset Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 687 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 51 (6%)
  • Walked: 41 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 108 (12%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 375
 English: 267
 Irish: 259
 Italian: 256
 German: 244
 Polish: 55
 Scotch-Irish: 52
 Scottish: 41
 French Canadian: 40
 European: 33
 Slovak: 27
 Czech: 25
 British: 20
 Hungarian: 18
 Greek: 16
 Dutch: 15
 Armenian: 13
 Danish: 13
 Welsh: 11
 Russian: 9
 Swiss: 9
 Cajun: 4
 Portuguese: 4
 Canadian: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 30%Mexico
  • 23%England
  • 13%Scotland
  • 10%Austria
  • 7%Cuba
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 765
  • Other state: 3,148
  • Northeast: 1,884
  • Midwest: 380
  • South: 727
  • West: 90

84% of Sunset Beach residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 25% lived in North Carolina.

Sunset Beach:

84.3%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 428
  • Less than 1 year of college: 187
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 254
  • Associate degree: 76
  • Bachelor's degree: 494
  • Master's degree: 379
  • Professional school degree: 73
  • Doctorate degree: 20

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 550
  • Less than 1 year of college: 208
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 198
  • Associate degree: 185
  • Bachelor's degree: 579
  • Master's degree: 208
  • Professional school degree: 10
  • Doctorate degree: 39

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 7.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 15.4%Males
Sunset Beach marital status for males
Sunset Beach marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,105
  • One, attached: 218
  • Two: 117
  • 3 or 4: 350
  • 5 to 9: 549
  • 10 to 19: 547
  • 20 to 49: 48
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 580

Median worth of mobile homes: $63,724

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sunset Beach:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sunset Beach
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (87.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.4%)
  • Utility gas (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Electricity (98.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8
Here:

13.1%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

34.8%
North Carolina:

17.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)