North Topsail Beach, North Carolina

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Population in 2022: 1,033 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.5%
 
Males: 559  (54.2%)
Females: 474  (45.8%)
Median resident age:

61.6 years
North Carolina median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 28460.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $86,289 (it was $45,982 in 2000)
North Topsail Beach:

$86,289
NC:

$67,481

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $72,222 (it was $33,972 in 2000)

North Topsail Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $462,546 (it was $111,900 in 2000)
North Topsail Beach:

$462,546
NC:

$280,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $252,118; detached houses: $269,564; townhouses or other attached units: $196,221; in 2-unit structures: $336,576; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $283,844; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,612; mobile homes: $117,612; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $30,792

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,335.

March 2022 cost of living index in North Topsail Beach: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 9.2%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in North Topsail Beach, NC (2022)
    • 71290.4%White alone
    • 405.1%Two or more races
    • 172.2%Black alone
    • 162.0%Hispanic
    • 60.8%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in North Topsail Beach, North Carolina as of May 28, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in North Topsail Beach is 1,112 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in North Topsail Beach by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(272.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(276.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(134.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(103.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(136.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(407.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(134.6)
1
(99.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(395.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(545.7)
2
(273.2)
1
(135.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(271.0)
2
(269.2)
2
(269.2)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(722.4)
10
(1,346)
2
(266.0)
22
(2,899)
25
(3,401)
22
(3,001)
42
(5,738)
22
(2,989)
19
(2,628)
10
(1,355)
11
(1,480)
16
(2,153)
5
(499.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(309.6)
7
(942.1)
1
(133.0)
27
(3,557)
48
(6,531)
22
(3,001)
28
(3,825)
19
(2,582)
15
(2,075)
8
(1,084)
16
(2,153)
16
(2,153)
17
(1,698)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(103.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(133.0)
1
(131.8)
2
(272.1)
1
(136.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(135.9)
1
(138.3)
1
(135.5)
1
(134.6)
2
(269.2)
1
(99.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index153.8131.934.6434.81065.3559.3609.3676.6831.3203.3254.4689.1190.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in North Topsail Beach, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 15 (13 officers - 11 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

17.50
North Carolina average:

2.27
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Ancestries: Irish (30.1%), English (18.0%), German (8.6%), American (8.1%), Scottish (3.8%), British (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 6.42 square miles.

Population density: 161 people per square mile   (very low).

North Topsail Beach, North Carolina map

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
North Carolina:

8.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,843 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,521 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (19.8 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (114.4 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (402.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Holly Ridge, NC (2.3 miles ),
Surf City, NC (2.4 miles ),
Sneads Ferry, NC (2.6 miles ),
Topsail Beach, NC (3.5 miles ),
Jacksonville, NC (4.4 miles ),
Piney Green, NC (4.5 miles ),
Porters Neck, NC (4.7 miles ),
Pumpkin Center, NC (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 34.48 N, Longitude: 77.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Distribution of median household income in North Topsail Beach, NC in 2022
Distribution of house value in North Topsail Beach, NC in 2022

Property values in North Topsail Beach, NC

North Topsail Beach satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 63 buildings, average cost: $712,400
  • 2021: 60 buildings, average cost: $485,400
  • 2020: 27 buildings, average cost: $346,000
  • 2019: 23 buildings, average cost: $273,500
  • 2018: 26 buildings, average cost: $278,500
  • 2017: 30 buildings, average cost: $289,300
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $289,600
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $306,200
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $271,900
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $319,700
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $311,200
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $289,000
  • 2006: 60 buildings, average cost: $252,600
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $283,700
  • 2004: 127 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2003: 94 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $133,900
Number of permits per 10,000 North Topsail Beach, NC residents
Average permit cost in North Topsail Beach, NC
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.7%
North Carolina:

3.2%
Most common industries in North Topsail Beach, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (12.4%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.4%)
  • Public administration (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.3%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in North Topsail Beach, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Construction laborers (3.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.4%)
  • Construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)

Average climate in North Topsail Beach, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 71.2. This is about average.

City:

71.2
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.27. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 23.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.30. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.30
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

North Topsail Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.7 miles away from the North Topsail Beach city center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/2/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Topsail Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 66% 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 238.9 miles away from North Topsail Beach center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 246.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 189.1 miles away from North Topsail Beach 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 57.4 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 181.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 216.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Onslow County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 18, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Topsail Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Topsail Beach:

  • WOODBURY WELLNESS CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HAMPSTEAD, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Topsail Beach:

  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 21 miles; Jacksonville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,502)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 30 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 30 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 33 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Craven Community College (about 49 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 53 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Mount Olive College (about 62 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: North Topsail Beach Police Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Beach: North Topsail Shores (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Onslow County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in North Topsail Beach:

Marital status in North Topsail Beach, NC
  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in North Topsail Beach:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
North Carolina average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Topsail Beach, NC (based on Onslow County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,825110
Mainline Protestant8,39822
Catholic7,5792
Other2,7047
Black Protestant1,89117
None126,375-
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: 22
Here:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Onslow County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
This county:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Onslow County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Onslow County:

29.8%
North Carolina:

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

10.9%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
North Topsail Beach:

50.1%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
North Topsail Beach:

48.9%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.8%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
North Topsail Beach:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Topsail Beach:

36.5%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Topsail Beach, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 17$65,817$46,4590$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$56,462$56,4620$0
Other and Unallocable 6$23,938$47,8764$3,551
Other Government Administration 3$9,952$39,8087$1,171
Financial Administration 2$8,928$53,5680$0
Police - Other 2$7,787$46,7220$0
Totals for Government 42$172,884$49,39511$4,722

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

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $51,000 ($49.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,543,000 ($1493.71)
    Natural Resources - Other: $740,000 ($716.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $469,000 ($454.02)
    Financial Administration: $406,000 ($393.03)
    General - Other: $379,000 ($366.89)
    Central Staff Services: $282,000 ($272.99)
    General Public Buildings: $173,000 ($167.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $140,000 ($135.53)
    Regular Highways: $90,000 ($87.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($22.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $560,000 ($542.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $40,000 ($38.72)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($19.36)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($5.81)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $430,000 ($416.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($30.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $519,000 ($502.42)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($29.04)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.97)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $378,000 ($365.92)
    General Local Government Support: $321,000 ($310.75)
    Highways: $27,000 ($26.14)
  • Tax - Property: $3,245,000 ($3141.34)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,610,000 ($1558.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,009,000 ($976.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000 ($90.03)
    Other License: $19,000 ($18.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,601,000 ($17038.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,668,000 ($16135.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $933,000 ($903.19)

15.53% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($50,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.53%
North Carolina average:

8.85%

0.53% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,593 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.53%
North Carolina average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from San Diego County, CA  0.66% ($57,516 average AGI)
from Pender County, NC  0.42% ($58,567)
from Carteret County, NC  0.40% ($52,465)


15.26% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($47,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.26%
North Carolina average:

7.89%

0.45% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,814 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.45%
North Carolina average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to San Diego County, CA  0.65% ($52,880 average AGI)
to Pender County, NC  0.44% ($69,764)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.40% ($49,054)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Topsail Beach:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJNC (1240 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HERITAGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Topsail Beach:

  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWTB (103.9 FM; TOPSAIL BEACH, NC; Owner: JACKSONVILLE-TOPSAIL RADIO LLC)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around North Topsail Beach:

  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)

North Topsail Beach fatal accident list:

Dec 29, 2011 01:54 PM, Sr-24, Lat: 34.463394, Lon: -77.483453, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 433ft / 132mTotal length
  • 46,100Total average daily traffic
  • 3,302Total average daily truck traffic
  • 92,200Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in North Topsail Beach, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 81990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for North Topsail Beach, NC

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 210 And Grey St (Lat: 34.452944 Lon: -77.492750), Call Sign: WNUY382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.830 MHz, 155.730 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2010, Expiration Date: 11/29/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2016, Registrant: North Topsail, 2008 Loggenhead Ct, North Topsail, NC 28460, Phone: (910) 328-1349


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ST REGIS ROOF, Lat: 34.520583 Lon: -77.358222, Type: Building, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQNA410,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/23/2020, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2021, Certifier: S. F Mcneill, Registrant: Attorney At Law, 5151 Wisconsin Ave Nw Ste 312, Washington, DC 20016, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 840-6499, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KK4PES, Licensee ID: L01771268, Grant Date: 03/06/2013, Expiration Date: 03/06/2023, Certifier: William C Selby, Registrant: William C Selby, 790 New River Inlet Rd #403a, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460

  • Call Sign: KM4PBF, Licensee ID: L01984982, Grant Date: 11/19/2015, Expiration Date: 11/19/2025, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2022, Certifier: Christopher T Campbell, Registrant: Christopher T Campbell, 3226 Island Drive, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460

  • Call Sign: WO2CC, Previous Call Sign: KM4PBF, Licensee ID: L01984982, Grant Date: 12/03/2022, Expiration Date: 12/03/2032, Certifier: Christopher Campbell, Registrant: Christopher T Campbell, 3226 Island Drive, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460


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 ORIGINATED17$196,67312$221,67237$217,5691$141,17018$251,9233$88,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$241,9904$199,2480$02$273,3250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$185,8453$210,84017$219,6881$236,9208$239,4642$87,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$159,6603$228,74011$210,8300$05$253,0101$92,100
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$138,1502$290,3450$01$155,3100$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$247,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in North Topsail Beach, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in North Topsail 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 13. The highest number of reported fires - 27 took place in 2009, and the least - 7 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in North Topsail Beach, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.1%), and Outside Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in North Topsail Beach, NC
    • 11855.1%Structure Fires
    • 5827.1%Outside Fires
    • 3114.5%Other
    • 73.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Topsail Beach, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Topsail Beach, NC
  • 95.9%Electricity
  • 1.8%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Topsail Beach, NC
  • 92.3%Electricity
  • 4.6%Utility gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used


North Topsail 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

North Topsail Beach on our top lists:

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  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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