Atlantic Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

1,410

Atlantic Beach is a city located in Carteret County North Carolina. Atlantic Beach has a 2024 population of 1,410. Atlantic Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 2.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,374 in 2020.

The average household income in Atlantic Beach is $81,627 with a poverty rate of 17.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Atlantic Beach is 60 years, 57.2 years for males, and 60.5 years for females.

Atlantic Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 93.09%
  • Two or more races: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
602.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.62% (36)
The current population of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina is 1,410 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,374.

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,61693.09%
Two or more races995.7%
Black or African American100.58%
Asian80.46%
Native American30.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Atlantic Beach Population by Race

Atlantic Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Atlantic Beach Median Age

60

Total

57.2

Male

60.5

Female

Atlantic Beach Adults

There are 1,496 adults, (687 of whom are seniors) in Atlantic Beach.

Atlantic Beach Age Dependency

114.6

Age Dependency Ratio

84.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Atlantic Beach Sex Ratio

Female84548.68%
Male89151.32%

Atlantic Beach Population by Age

Atlantic Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9421.8467.932.1
Non Family4921.1658.541.5
Married3932.448515
Female573.6731.668.4
Male000
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2.58

Average Family Size

1.84

Average Household Size

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atlantic Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Atlantic Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atlantic Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 79.17%.

Atlantic Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,158

Average Earnings

$40,313

Average Male

$50,034

Average Female

Atlantic Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atlantic Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atlantic Beach Language

95.7% of Atlantic Beach residents speak only English, while 4.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.36% of the population.

Atlantic Beach Language

Atlantic Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,61122313.84%
Multiple997575.76%
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17.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.61%

Male Poverty Rate

17.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atlantic Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atlantic Beach is Multiple, with 75.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atlantic Beach is White, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.66%.

Atlantic Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School31.14%
Bachelors or Greater6.86%
Some College6.85%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Atlantic Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed12.97%
Female Employed8.13%
Male Unemployed
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Atlantic Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atlantic Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atlantic Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Atlantic Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Atlantic Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Atlantic Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atlantic Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

253

Number of Veterans

248

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Atlantic Beach Veterans by War

count

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Atlantic Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Atlantic Beach Veterans by Race

Atlantic Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atlantic Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Atlantic Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atlantic Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atlantic Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.07%

Born in Atlantic Beach

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Atlantic Beach residents were born in the United States, with 69.07% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Atlantic Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,43040.28%
20281,42640.28%
20271,42240.28%
20261,41840.28%
20251,41440.28%
20241,41040.28%
20231,40640.29%
20221,40240.29%
20211,398241.75%
20201,374-141-9.31%
20191,51560.4%
20181,50990.6%
20171,50040.27%
20161,496-7-0.47%
20151,503-4-0.27%
20141,507
20131,50760.4%
20121,501-14-0.92%
20111,515110.73%
20101,504
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Atlantic Beach Population by Year