CAROLINA BEACH

CAROLINA BEACH

An artsy and historical Island community.

 

WELCOME TO CAROLINA BEACH

The Quintessential Beach Getaway

Carolina Beach, located on the southeastern coast of North Carolina, is a picturesque and vibrant beach town that offers a delightful mix of natural beauty, recreational activities, and a laid-back coastal atmosphere. With its pristine sandy shores, charming boardwalk, and diverse range of attractions, Carolina Beach has become a popular destination for both locals and tourists seeking a quintessential beach getaway.

The heart of Carolina Beach is its stunning shoreline, boasting wide stretches of soft, golden sand that invite visitors to relax, sunbathe, and partake in various water-based activities. The Atlantic Ocean's gentle waves provide a perfect backdrop for swimming, surfing, kayaking, and fishing. The town's warm climate and pleasant weather make it an ideal year-round destination for those seeking outdoor adventures.

One of the highlights of Carolina Beach is its vibrant boardwalk, which offers a lively atmosphere with a blend of boutiques, souvenir shops, cafes, and restaurants. Visitors can savor delicious seafood, fresh local cuisine, and traditional beach treats while enjoying the sea breeze and ocean views. The boardwalk also hosts various events and entertainment, adding to the town's festive spirit. One thing you won't want to miss is looking for all the gorgeous murals throughout the town.

Nature enthusiasts will find plenty to explore beyond the beach. Carolina Beach State Park is a natural haven that features diverse ecosystems, including maritime forests, marshes, and rare Venus flytraps. Hiking and bird-watching are popular activities here, offering a chance to immerse in the region's unique flora and fauna.

For those seeking a bit of history and culture, the town offers attractions like the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, where visitors can learn about marine life native to the area, and the historic Fort Fisher State Historic Site, which provides insight into the Civil War history of the region.

Carolina Beach exudes a relaxed and friendly atmosphere that captures the essence of coastal living. Whether you're looking to unwind on the beach, indulge in local cuisine, explore nature, or simply soak in the ocean views, this charming town offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for all who visit.

 


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Overview for CAROLINA BEACH, NC

6,456 people live in CAROLINA BEACH, where the median age is 51 and the average individual income is $47,465. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,456

Total Population

51 years

Median Age

High

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

$47,465

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for CAROLINA BEACH, NC

CAROLINA BEACH has 2,945 households, with an average household size of 2.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in CAROLINA BEACH do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,456 people call CAROLINA BEACH home. The population density is 2,633 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,456

Total Population

High

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

51

Median Age

48.88 / 51.12%

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
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,945

Total Households

2.19

Average Household Size

$47,465

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Around CAROLINA BEACH, NC

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

72
Very Walkable
Walking Score
71
Very Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Tiny Terrace, Island Beverage, and Nancy Jo's Homemade of Carolina Beach.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.23 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.52 miles 40 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.5 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.96 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.5 miles 12 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.42 miles 107 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Schools in CAROLINA BEACH, NC

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby CAROLINA BEACH. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Carolina Beach Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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