Carolina Shores, North Carolina Population 2020

4,844

Carolina Shores is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,844, it is the 145th largest city in North Carolina and the 4842nd largest city in the United States. Carolina Shores is currently growing at a rate of 5.05% annually and its population has increased by 58.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,048 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Carolina Shores has a population density of 1,811 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carolina Shores is $66,651 with a poverty rate of 6.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,412 per month, and the median house value is $183,800. The median age in Carolina Shores is 64.7 years, 64.8 years for males, and 64.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.2 males.

Carolina Shores Demographics

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

  • White: 97.59%
  • Black or African American: 1.67%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Carolina Shores, North Carolina is 4,844, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,048.

Carolina Shores, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,84997.59%
Black or African American661.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.74%

Carolina Shores Population Pyramid 2020

Carolina Shores Median Age

64.7


Total

64.8


Male

64.7


Female

Carolina Shores Adults

There are 3,601 adults, (1,943 of whom are seniors) in Carolina Shores.

Carolina Shores Age Dependency

137.9

Age Dependency Ratio

117.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Carolina Shores Sex Ratio

Female

2,165

54.89%

Male

1,779

45.11%

Carolina Shores Households and Families

Carolina Shores Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carolina Shores Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.8%4.2%
All92.2%7.8%
Female88.6%11.4%
Non Family84.7%15.3%

92.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8392.1492.2
Married1,1352.3995.8
Non Family5561.1184.7
Female884.4588.6
Male603.73100

2.55

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carolina Shores Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1103.12%
9th to 12th Grade661.87%
High School Graduate1,15332.73%
Some College1,05730.00%
Associates Degree2717.69%
Bachelors Degree56516.04%
Graduate Degree3018.54%

Carolina Shores Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4113,235837
Black6666
Native American292929
Hispanic1717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,656$38,088$21,474
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$17,619$$18,306
Some College$30,813$48,359$28,137
Bachelors Degree$$$30,781
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,656

Average Earnings

$38,088

Average Male

$21,474

Average Female

Carolina Shores Language

Carolina Shores Language by Age

Carolina Shores Language

96.75% of Carolina Shores 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 2.88% of the population.

Carolina Shores Poverty

Carolina Shores Poverty by Race

6.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.67%

Male Poverty Rate

8.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carolina Shores

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carolina Shores is White, with 6.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carolina Shores is White, with 6.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.41%.

Name Poverty
High School10.67%
Some College7.83%
Less Than High School5.68%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.76%
Male Unemployed35.04%
Female Employed9.26%
Male Employed0.00%

Carolina Shores Income

Carolina Shores Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,844$66,651
Families$72,768$80,115
Married Families$74,911-
Non Families$30,000$34,980

Carolina Shores Marital Status

Carolina Shores Marital Status

Marriage Rates

66.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Carolina Shores Married by Age and Sex

Carolina Shores 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 Shores Marital Status by Race

Carolina Shores Veterans

646

Number of Veterans

621

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam323
Korea114
First Gulf War52
World War II32
Second Gulf War28
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74290
75+218
55 to 64110
35 to 5428
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White56416.09%
Black5380.30%
Indian29100.00%
Hispanic847.06%

$Carolina Shores Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carolina Shores Employment Status

34.8%

Labor Force Participation

30.4%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

Carolina Shores 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

19.88%

Born in North Carolina

92.65%

Native Born

7.35%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.65% of Carolina Shores residents were born in the United States, with 19.88% having been born in North Carolina. 1.72% 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
20204,8442335.05%
20194,6112335.32%
20184,3782385.75%
20174,1402335.96%
20163,9071895.08%
20153,7181474.12%
20143,571511.45%
20133,520922.68%
20123,428180.53%
20113,410240.71%
20103,3860.00%