BALD HEAD ISLAND

BALD HEAD ISLAND

A peaceful island off the shores of Southport.

 

Welcome to Bald Head Island

Bald Head Island, nestled off the coast of North Carolina, is a serene and captivating destination that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, tranquility, and exclusive charm. Accessible only by ferry, this barrier island is a haven for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Known for its pristine beaches, Bald Head Island boasts stretches of soft, sandy shores that are perfect for relaxation, leisurely strolls, and enjoying the gentle rhythms of the Atlantic Ocean. The island's beaches vary in character, from the peaceful West Beach to the more vibrant and activity-filled South Beach.

One of the standout features of Bald Head Island is its dedication to preserving its natural environment. The island is predominantly car-free, with golf carts and bicycles serving as the primary modes of transportation. This commitment to sustainability and environmental conservation has created a peaceful atmosphere where the sounds of nature take precedence over the roar of engines.

At the heart of the island, you'll find the charming Bald Head Island Village. The village exudes a sense of timeless elegance and encourages a leisurely pace of life.

For those looking to explore the island's natural wonders, the maritime forest offers a serene retreat. Towering live oak trees draped in Spanish moss create enchanting pathways that lead to the stunning Old Baldy Lighthouse. This historic lighthouse, dating back to 1817, stands as a sentinel overlooking the island and providing panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

Bald Head Island's appeal extends beyond its terrestrial offerings. The island's marshes and waterways are a haven for diverse wildlife, making it a paradise for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. Kayaking, paddleboarding, and boating allow visitors to immerse themselves in the coastal ecosystem, witnessing herons, egrets, and other native creatures in their natural habitats.

Whether you're seeking a serene beach retreat, an opportunity to reconnect with nature, or a tranquil escape from the modern world, Bald Head Island, with its unspoiled landscapes and emphasis on conservation, offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience.


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Overview for BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC

155 people live in BALD HEAD ISLAND, where the median age is 72.8 and the average individual income is $125,552. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

155

Total Population

72.8 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$125,552

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC

BALD HEAD ISLAND has 89 households, with an average household size of 1.74. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in BALD HEAD ISLAND do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

155

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

72.8

Median Age

49.03 / 50.97%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
89

Total Households

1.74

Average Household Size

$125,552

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC

There's plenty to do around BALD HEAD ISLAND, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

27
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
31
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Potter's Seafood, Uncorked By the Sea Wine Shop & Gallery, and Cat on a Whisk.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.27 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.61 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.59 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.5 miles 19 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 4.59 miles 10 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 4.52 miles 83 reviews 4.7/5 stars

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