Carolina Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

7,036

Carolina Beach is a city located in New Hanover County North Carolina. Carolina Beach has a 2024 population of 7,036. Carolina Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.91% annually and its population has increased by 7.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,557 in 2020.

The average household income in Carolina Beach is $119,512 with a poverty rate of 8.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carolina Beach is 51.3 years, 49.6 years for males, and 53.2 years for females.

Carolina Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 95.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Other race: 1.6%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Black or African American:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,869.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.31% (479)
The current population of Carolina Beach, North Carolina is 7,036 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,557.

Carolina Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,29395.59%
Two or more races1352.05%
Other race1051.6%
Asian230.35%
Native American180.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.14%
Black or African American
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Carolina Beach Population by Race

Carolina Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Carolina Beach Median Age

51.3

Total

49.6

Male

53.2

Female

Carolina Beach Adults

There are 5,691 adults, (1,426 of whom are seniors) in Carolina Beach.

Carolina Beach Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Carolina Beach Sex Ratio

Female3,37751.3%
Male3,20648.7%

Carolina Beach Population by Age

Carolina Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9562.2376.323.7
Married1,5492.6385.514.5
Non Family1,1221.259.240.8
Female1555.0692.97.1
Male1302.8693.16.9
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2.77

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carolina 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

Carolina Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carolina Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Carolina Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,550

Average Earnings

$59,813

Average Male

$43,164

Average Female

Carolina Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carolina Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carolina Beach Language

96.75% of Carolina Beach residents speak only English, while 3.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Carolina Beach Language

Carolina Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,0514888.06%
Other1056360%
Hispanic3574713.17%
Native18950%
Asian23939.13%
Multiple13521.48%
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8.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.92%

Male Poverty Rate

6.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carolina Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carolina Beach is Other, with 60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carolina Beach is Multiple, with 1.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.76%.

Carolina Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.65%
High School17.39%
Some College6.15%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%
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Carolina Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed8.81%
Male Employed7.41%
Female Employed1.72%
Female Unemployed
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Carolina Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carolina Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carolina Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Carolina Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carolina 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 35-44.

Carolina Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carolina Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

625

Number of Veterans

496

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

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Carolina Beach Veterans by War

count

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Carolina Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Carolina Beach Veterans by Race

Carolina Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carolina Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Carolina Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carolina Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carolina 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

43.66%

Born in Carolina Beach

95.53%

Native Born

4.47%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

2.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.53% of Carolina Beach residents were born in the United States, with 43.66% having been born in North Carolina. 2.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carolina Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,6961321.75%
20287,5641321.78%
20277,4321321.81%
20267,3001321.84%
20257,1681321.88%
20247,0361321.91%
20236,9041321.95%
20226,7721321.99%
20216,640831.27%
20206,5571532.39%
20196,404390.61%
20186,3651001.6%
20176,265711.15%
20166,194811.33%
20156,113861.43%
20146,027550.92%
20135,972901.53%
20125,882851.47%
20115,797731.28%
20105,7241,02321.76%
20004,7011,07129.5%
19903,630
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Carolina Beach Population by Year