Atlantic Beach, North Carolina Population 2020

1,511

Atlantic Beach is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,511, it is the 286th largest city in North Carolina and the 8684th largest city in the United States. Atlantic Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.20% annually and its population has increased by 1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,495 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Atlantic Beach has a population density of 646 people per square mile.

The average household income in Atlantic Beach is $83,494 with a poverty rate of 7.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $956 per month, and the median house value is $357,800. The median age in Atlantic Beach is 54.1 years, 54.7 years for males, and 53.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.4 males.

Atlantic Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 97.18%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.81%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina is 1,511, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,505.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,495.

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,68797.18%
Two or More Races181.04%
Some Other Race140.81%
Black or African American140.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.17%

Atlantic Beach Population Pyramid 2020

Atlantic Beach Median Age

54.1


Total

54.7


Male

53.4


Female

Atlantic Beach Adults

There are 1,544 adults, (509 of whom are seniors) in Atlantic Beach.

Atlantic Beach Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Atlantic Beach Sex Ratio

Female

833

47.98%

Male

903

52.02%

Atlantic Beach Households and Families

Atlantic Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Atlantic Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All61.8%38.2%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Male48.3%51.7%
Female18.3%81.7%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9121.961.8
Non Family4791.257.2
Married3332.6879
Female712.7218.3
Male292.5948.3

2.68

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atlantic Beach Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade211.44%
9th to 12th Grade453.08%
High School Graduate21814.91%
Some College38526.33%
Associates Degree18612.72%
Bachelors Degree30320.73%
Graduate Degree30420.79%

Atlantic Beach Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4351,369593
Hispanic141414
Other Race141414
Multiple Races1010
Native American33

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,395$36,330$33,182
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$31,250$10,109
Some College$34,286$35,745$
Bachelors Degree$31,983$$33,897
Graduate Degree$81,667$186,065$65,250

$35,395

Average Earnings

$36,330

Average Male

$33,182

Average Female

Atlantic Beach Language

Atlantic Beach Language by Age

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 Poverty

Atlantic Beach Poverty by Race

7.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.76%

Male Poverty Rate

7.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atlantic Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atlantic Beach is White, with 7.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atlantic Beach is White, with 7.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.73%
High School13.76%
Some College6.83%
Bachelors or Greater1.65%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed7.98%
Male Employed2.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Atlantic Beach Income

Atlantic Beach Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,905$83,494
Families$69,267$120,154
Married Families$79,688-
Non Families$37,563$50,355

Atlantic Beach Marital Status

Atlantic Beach Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Atlantic Beach Married by Age and Sex

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

Atlantic Beach Veterans

244

Number of Veterans

244

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
First Gulf War47
Second Gulf War31
Korea28
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
75+80
65 to 7476
55 to 6448
18 to 3421
35 to 5419
Name Veterans % of Total
White23915.90%
2 or More550.00%

$Atlantic Beach Veterans by Education

2.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atlantic Beach Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Atlantic Beach Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.53%

Born in North Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Atlantic Beach residents were born in the United States, with 58.53% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,51130.20%
20191,50830.20%
20181,505110.74%
20171,49430.20%
20161,491-7-0.47%
20151,498-4-0.27%
20141,502-1-0.07%
20131,50360.40%
20121,497-13-0.86%
20111,510110.73%
20101,4990.00%