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Who Lives Here

Carolina Beach Demographics

Education

High School

24%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

28%

Master's

13%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

65%

3 people

13%

4 people

16%

5 people

2%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

38%

50-100k

28%

100-150k

16%

150-200k

12%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

9%

10-20

7%

20-45

31%

45-65

34%

65+

19%

Getting Around Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

25%

15-30 Mins

36%

30-40 Mins

23%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

7%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2929

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Percentage: 4949

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Carolina Beach

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 56% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 47% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Carolina Beach serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 54% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 30% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Carolina Beach.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 47% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 25% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Carolina Beach is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 25% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 79% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Carolina Beach.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. 67% more parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Carolina Beach.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 76% fewer shops than average
  3. Significantly more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 36% fewer gyms than average
  3. Significantly more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Carolina Beach could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 62% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 12% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Carolina Beach Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 9 of 9 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 9 of 9 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 8 of 9 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Carolina Beach Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Carolina Beach

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Living in Carolina Beach, NC

Carolina Beach is a small town in North Carolina with slightly more than 6,000 residents. Retirees are widely prevalent, as they make up 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young professionals are less well-represented. The majority of residents own their homes in Carolina Beach, and 41% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be a factor, as the average rent of $1,192/month is substantially higher than the state average of $931.

Carolina Beach has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical mode of getting to work, opted for by 43% of residents, while public transportation isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

Compared to the national average (7%), Carolina Beach has a large concentration of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees, as 10% possess a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. Furthermore, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Workers are spread across a plethora of industries in Carolina Beach. The four most common are healthcare, retail, construction, and entertainment. Combined, these industries make up 26% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in management, which ranks as the top field in the town. Carolina Beach workers earn an average annual income of about $81K, about $13,000 more than the state average. Carolina Beach's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).