Carolina Beach is a city located in New Hanover County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 6,489, it is the 122nd largest city in North Carolina and the 4131st largest city in the United States . Carolina Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.70% annually and its population has increased by 13.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,706 in 2010. Carolina Beach reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Carolina Beach has a population density of 2,646 people per square mile.
The average household income in Carolina Beach is $90,310 with a poverty rate of 11.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,153 per month, and the median house value is $353,100. The median age in Carolina Beach is 47.4 years, 46.6 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.