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Living In Wrightsville Beach, NC

Wrightsville Beach is a small town in North Carolina with approximately 3,000 residents. Young adults (15-24) can expect to feel welcome, as they account for an above-average 17% of the community, though retirees feature prominently in the demographics as well. The majority of Wrightsville Beach residents own their homes, and 41% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be a factor, as the average rent of $1,471/month is substantially higher than the state average of $931.

Wrightsville Beach has a large number of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 11% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 35% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are four primary industries in Wrightsville Beach: scientific, entertainment, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 31% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in management, as 11% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Wrightsville Beach workers earn an average annual income of about $100,000, more than the North Carolina average. Wrightsville Beach's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).

Wrightsville Beach has an average commute time of about 18 minutes, outperforming the state average of about 25 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical mode of getting to work, selected by 45% of residents, while public transportation is not used. Walking (3%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number surpasses the national average.

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