WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH

A surfing destination that's close to Wilmington.

 

WELCOME TO WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH

A Coastal Haven

Wrightsville Beach, located in North Carolina, is a coastal gem that seamlessly blends natural beauty with vibrant recreational opportunities. This picturesque barrier island is renowned for its pristine sandy shores, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and a relaxed, laid-back atmosphere that beckons visitors to unwind and immerse themselves in the coastal lifestyle.

Stretching for four miles along the Atlantic Ocean, Wrightsville Beach boasts some of the most stunning beaches on the North Carolina coast. The soft, powdery sand invites beachgoers to bask in the sun, build sandcastles, or take leisurely strolls along the shoreline. The ocean's gentle waves create an inviting environment for swimming, paddleboarding, and even surfing, making it a haven for water enthusiasts of all ages.

The town itself exudes a charming, beach-town ambiance with a variety of boutiques, restaurants, and cafes lining the main street. The coastal architecture and welcoming locals create an atmosphere that's both laid-back and inviting. The local seafood scene is a highlight, with restaurants serving up fresh catches and culinary delights that capture the essence of coastal living.

For those seeking outdoor adventures beyond the beach, Wrightsville Beach offers an array of options. The Intracoastal Waterway provides opportunities for kayaking, boating, and fishing, while nearby parks and nature preserves offer hiking and birdwatching experiences. The Johnnie Mercer's Pier is a popular spot for fishing and enjoying panoramic views of the coastline.

Sunrises and sunsets at Wrightsville Beach are simply breathtaking. Whether you're an early riser to witness the sun emerging from the horizon or prefer to watch the sky transform into a canvas of hues during sunset, these moments are nothing short of mesmerizing and are often captured by both locals and visitors alike.

Wrightsville Beach's proximity to larger cities like Wilmington adds a layer of convenience, making it an ideal destination for both short getaways and extended vacations. Its blend of natural beauty, water-based activities, and coastal charm make Wrightsville Beach a coastal haven that captures the essence of a quintessential beach escape.

 


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Overview for WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC

2,593 people live in WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, where the median age is 47.2 and the average individual income is $75,808. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,593

Total Population

47.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$75,808

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH has 1,242 households, with an average household size of 2.02. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,593 people call WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH home. The population density is 1,859.33 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,593

Total Population

High

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

47.2

Median Age

59.27 / 40.73%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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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
1,242

Total Households

2.02

Average Household Size

$75,808

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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Commute Time

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

Around WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC

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

41
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
57
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Midtown Nutrition, Gluten Free By the Sea, and By the Beach Brewing.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.47 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.46 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.63 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.47 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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The Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Treasure team is a group of trusted local experts who know the area intimately and who help their clients find just the right place for a second home, investment property, or year round residence. Using our vast knowledge of the rules and regulations of living along the coast, we work diligently to educate our buyers and sellers to ensure they have the smoothest transaction possible. Other services include commercial real estate and long term rental property management. Contact us today!

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