Carolina Beach, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 6,399 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.1%
Males: 3,010  (47.1%)
Females: 3,389  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

48.6 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28428.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $76,985 (it was $37,662 in 2000)
Carolina Beach:

$76,985
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $44,263 (it was $24,128 in 2000)

Carolina Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $390,932 (it was $146,900 in 2000)
Carolina Beach:

$390,932
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $452,837; detached houses: $496,889; townhouses or other attached units: $368,425; in 2-unit structures: $608,928; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $336,151; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $253,211; mobile homes: $87,512

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,242.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carolina Beach: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for other race residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Carolina Beach, NC (2019)
    • 6,04494.4%White alone
    • 1272.0%Hispanic
    • 1031.6%Two or more races
    • 440.7%American Indian alone
    • 160.2%Asian alone
    • 80.1%Other race alone
    • 60.09%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Carolina Beach, North Carolina as of January 16, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carolina Beach is 3,087 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Carolina Beach by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(36.4)
3
(52.9)
4
(66.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(83.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.1)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A4
(62.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(72.8)
11
(193.8)
2
(33.4)
4
(67.2)
4
(67.0)
8
(138.5)
5
(85.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
4
(65.3)
3
(47.2)
2
(31.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(127.4)
7
(123.3)
11
(183.7)
18
(302.3)
11
(184.3)
10
(173.1)
18
(306.8)
10
(168.4)
13
(214.8)
18
(293.9)
15
(236.1)
23
(357.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
103
(1,874)
86
(1,515)
59
(985.1)
70
(1,175)
51
(854.6)
60
(1,038)
89
(1,517)
67
(1,129)
47
(776.5)
68
(1,110)
23
(362.1)
27
(419.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
314
(5,713)
217
(3,824)
210
(3,506)
289
(4,853)
245
(4,105)
209
(3,617)
197
(3,358)
181
(3,049)
199
(3,288)
145
(2,368)
112
(1,763)
153
(2,377)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(200.1)
26
(458.1)
11
(183.7)
15
(251.9)
13
(217.8)
8
(138.5)
22
(375.0)
8
(134.7)
12
(198.2)
10
(163.3)
9
(141.7)
7
(108.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(163.8)
3
(52.9)
1
(16.7)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(47.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index452.1420.8324.1377.2432.5304.6384.7258.9282.7263.9168.6263.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 29 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.04
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (16.2%), English (13.0%), German (9.0%), Irish (8.8%), European (7.1%), Italian (6.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,840 people per square mile   (average).

Carolina Beach, North Carolina map

163 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.9% North America, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This town:

2.5%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,596 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,903 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.04 N, Longitude: 77.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,032 (-16.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 986 (27.1%)

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Carolina Beach, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carolina Beach, NC in 2019
Carolina Beach satellite photo by USGS

Carolina Beach tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 78 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2014: 78 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2015: 67 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2016: 47 buildings, average cost: $247,300
  • 2017: 119 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2018: 71 buildings, average cost: $321,300
  • 2019: 50 buildings, average cost: $316,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Carolina Beach, NC residents
Average permit cost in Carolina Beach, NC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Historical population in Carolina Beach, NC
Historical housing units in Carolina Beach, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +676 (+16.8%).
Most common industries in Carolina Beach, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Carolina Beach, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Carpenters (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.6%)

Average climate in Carolina Beach, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.64. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.64
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.9 miles away from Carolina Beach center
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 Carolina Beach center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 247.0 miles away from Carolina Beach center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.0 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Hanover County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 19, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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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Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Carolina Beach:

Marital status in Carolina Beach, NC
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Carolina Beach:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Carolina Beach
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
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
This county:

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
New Hanover County:

23.8%
North Carolina:

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

15.7%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

60.0%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

62.3%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.2
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Carolina Beach:

17.2%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Carolina Beach:

5.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Carolina Beach:

7.1
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Carolina Beach:

32.2%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

66.3%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.4%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carolina Beach, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$90,000$49,0910$0
Sewerage 20$76,797$46,0780$0
Other Government Administration 14$78,998$67,7135$2,628
Solid Waste Management 11$34,372$37,4970$0
Firefighters 10$38,570$46,28410$6,252
Police - Other 6$31,936$63,8721$1,403
Parks and Recreation 6$23,655$47,3102$1,657
Natural Resources 5$21,403$51,3670$0
Other and Unallocable 3$12,956$51,8240$0
Fire - Other 3$16,368$65,4720$0
Financial Administration 3$15,756$63,0240$0
Water Supply 2$7,185$43,1100$0
Streets and Highways 1$6,348$76,1760$0
Totals for Government 106$454,345$51,43518$11,939

Carolina Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.25)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $2,954,000 ($461.63)
    Police Protection: $2,671,000 ($417.41)
    Sewerage: $2,400,000 ($375.06)
    Central Staff Services: $2,064,000 ($322.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,020,000 ($159.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,013,000 ($158.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $711,000 ($111.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $630,000 ($98.45)
    General - Other: $415,000 ($64.85)
    Financial Administration: $320,000 ($50.01)
    Parking Facilities: $308,000 ($48.13)
    Transit Utilities: $215,000 ($33.60)
    Regular Highways: $128,000 ($20.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000 ($13.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,407,000 ($219.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $252,000 ($39.38)
    Police Protection: $177,000 ($27.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000 ($21.25)
    Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($11.56)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($2.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($1.09)

Carolina Beach government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,813,000 ($752.15)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,569,000 ($245.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,506,000 ($235.35)
    Parking Facilities: $911,000 ($142.37)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $59,000 ($9.22)
    Other: $34,000 ($5.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $237,000 ($37.04)
    Special Assessments: $236,000 ($36.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $142,000 ($22.19)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($1.09)
    Royalties: $2,000 ($0.31)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,078,000 ($324.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $806,000 ($125.96)
    Other: $197,000 ($30.79)
    Highways: $186,000 ($29.07)
  • Tax - Property: $4,039,000 ($631.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,308,000 ($204.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $669,000 ($104.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $216,000 ($33.76)
    Motor Vehicle License: $24,000 ($3.75)
    Other License: $10,000 ($1.56)

Carolina Beach government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,156,000 ($5493.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,029,000 ($5317.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,647,000 ($257.38)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $520,000 ($81.26)

9.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.54%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.58% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,679 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.58%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Brunswick County, NC  0.80% ($47,612 average AGI)
from Pender County, NC  0.58% ($41,273)
from Wake County, NC  0.52% ($82,728)


8.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pender County, NC  0.83% ($49,750 average AGI)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.83% ($44,184)
to Wake County, NC  0.60% ($47,507)
Businesses in Carolina Beach, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1
Marriott1Vans2
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Microtel1

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Carolina Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.8mTotal length
  • 150Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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: 10/28/2014, Expiration Date: 12/17/2024, 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:
  • CAROLINA BEACH, NC, Lat: 34.031667 Lon: -77.901389, Call Sign: WQRN880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 452.837 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2013, Expiration Date: 06/27/2023, Certifier: Larry Murphy, Registrant: Aclara, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2019, 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:
  • CAROLINA BEACH, 40 Yards East Int. Of Dow Rd & Elton Ave. (Lat: 34.045944 Lon: -77.901306), Type: Tank, Structure height: 35.1 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQTU469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2014, Expiration Date: 04/15/2024, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, 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: 08/05/2015, Expiration Date: 08/03/2025, Registrant: Carolina Beach State Park
  • Harbor Oaks (Lat: 34.066833 Lon: -77.883028), Type: Building, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WHX306,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz, 156.450 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, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2013, Certifier: Larry W Sincoskie, Registrant: Oceana Transient Dock Inc

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Carolina Beach)
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 in Carolina Beach, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Carolina Beach, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 140 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Carolina Beach, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.6%), and Outside Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Carolina Beach, NC
    • 39149.6%Structure Fires
    • 24430.9%Outside Fires
    • 789.9%Other
    • 769.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carolina Beach, NC

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

  • Courtyard By Marriott At Carolina Beach, 100 Charlotte Ave, Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28428 , Phone: (910) 458-2030, Fax: (910) 458-2050
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1 Harper Ave, Carolina beach, North Carolina 28428 , Phone: (910) 707-1770, Fax: (910) 707-1771
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carolina Beach, NC
  • 93.1%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carolina Beach, NC
  • 93.5%Electricity
  • 3.0%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used


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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Carolina Beach on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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