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Who Lives Here

Sunset Beach Demographics

Education

High School

27%

Associate's

28%

Bachelor's

31%

Master's

12%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

81%

3 people

7%

4 people

6%

5 people

3%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

41%

50-100k

35%

100-150k

14%

150-200k

5%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

6%

20-45

12%

45-65

29%

65+

45%

Getting Around Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

18%

15-30 Mins

40%

30-40 Mins

16%

40-60 Mins

13%

60+ Mins

13%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 11

Walk Score®

Percentage: 2828

Bike Score®

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Sunset Beach

Top Score

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 67% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 92% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 43% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

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

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

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

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

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

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Sunset Beach.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities 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

Sunset Beach Education

Schools

Top Schools in Sunset Beach

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Living in Sunset Beach, NC

Sunset Beach, a small town in North Carolina, has a population of slightly more than 4,000. Retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (46%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults appear in smaller numbers. At an average age of just over 54, the town's population skews notablyolder than most cities in North Carolina. The majority of Sunset Beach residents own their homes, and 17% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,013 a month, exceeding the state average by $81/month, relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.

Sunset Beach has a large number of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 14% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 25% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Eight percent of the population in Sunset Beach works in entertainment, making it the most common industry. Sunset Beach workers earn an average annual income of nearly $70K, roughly the same as the average North Carolina resident. Sunset Beach, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345).

Sunset Beach has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical way to get to work, chosen by 21% of residents, while public transit is not used. Few workers commute on foot.

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