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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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