Atlantic Beach, North Carolina Population 2021

1,526
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Atlantic Beach is a city located in Carteret County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,526, it is the 286th largest city in North Carolina and the 8642nd largest city in the United States . Atlantic Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,495 in 2010. Atlantic Beach reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Atlantic Beach has a population density of 652 people per square mile.

The average household income in Atlantic Beach is $82,694 with a poverty rate of 6.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $958 per month, and the median house value is $383,600. The median age in Atlantic Beach is 56.6 years, 55.8 years for males, and 56.8 years for females.

Atlantic Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Atlantic Beachwas:

  • White: 97.71%
  • Other race: 0.80%
  • Black or African American: 0.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina is 1,526 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,512.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,495.

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,70797.71%
Some Other Race140.80%
Two or More Races100.57%
Black or African American100.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.34%
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Atlantic Beach Population by Race

Atlantic Beach Population Pyramid $2021

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Atlantic Beach Median Age

56.6


Total

55.8


Male

56.8


Female

Atlantic Beach Adults

There are 1,567 adults, (614 of whom are seniors) in Atlantic Beach.

Atlantic Beach Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

64.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Atlantic Beach Sex Ratio

Female

883

50.54%

Male

864

49.46%

Atlantic Beach Population by Age

Atlantic Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Atlantic Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female35.1%64.9%
Male54.2%45.8%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
All66%34%
Married81.5%18.5%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Atlantic Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9341.8766
Non Family4871.2260.4
Married3462.5381.5
Female772.7735.1
Male242.7954.2

2.58

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

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Atlantic Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade231.50%
9th to 12th Grade221.44%
High School Graduate32221.06%
Some College38925.44%
Associates Degree18912.36%
Bachelors Degree33722.04%
Graduate Degree24716.15%
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Atlantic Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atlantic Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4991,454570
Hispanic141414
Other Race141414
2+ Races1010
Native American66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Atlantic Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,898$38,000$32,639
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$29,485$10,417
Some College$35,370$36,087$31,500
Bachelors Degree$42,813$38,438$45,268
Graduate Degree$105,250$178,333$69,250

$36,898

Average Earnings

$38,000

Average Male

$32,639

Average Female

Atlantic Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atlantic Beach Language by Age

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Atlantic Beach Language

98.61% of Atlantic Beach residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Atlantic Beach Language

Atlantic Beach Poverty by Race

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6.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.28%

Male Poverty Rate

8.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atlantic Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atlantic Beach is White, with 6.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atlantic Beach is White, with 6.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.01%.

Atlantic Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.44%
High School17.70%
Some College2.60%
Bachelors or Greater0.86%

Atlantic Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed8.03%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Atlantic Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atlantic Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,289$82,694
Families$81,181$117,630
Married Families$89,000-
Non Families$37,917$50,627
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Income by Household Type

Atlantic Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Atlantic Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Atlantic Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Atlantic Beach Marital Status by Race

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Atlantic Beach Marital Status

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240

Number of Veterans

240

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam127
First Gulf War38
Korea31
Second Gulf War11
World War II5

Atlantic Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74114
75+73
55 to 6441
35 to 5412
18 to 34

Atlantic Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White23515.29%
2+ Races550.00%

Atlantic Beach Veterans by Race

Atlantic Beach Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atlantic Beach Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Atlantic Beach Employment by Age

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Atlantic Beach Employment by Race

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Atlantic Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.57%

Born in Atlantic Beach

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Atlantic Beach residents were born in the United States, with 64.57% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Atlantic Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,52670.46%
20201,51970.46%
20191,51270.47%
20181,50590.60%
20171,49630.20%
20161,493-7-0.47%
20151,500-4-0.27%
20141,504-1-0.07%
20131,50560.40%
20121,499-13-0.86%
20111,512100.67%
20101,5020.00%

Atlantic Beach Population by Year