Kure Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

2,174

Kure Beach is a city located in New Hanover County North Carolina. Kure Beach has a 2024 population of 2,174. Kure Beach is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,185 in 2020.

The average household income in Kure Beach is $138,496 with a poverty rate of 3.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kure Beach is 55.1 years, 55.9 years for males, and 54.6 years for females.

Kure Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 97.36%
  • Two or more races: 2.42%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,470.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.5% (-11)
The current population of Kure Beach, North Carolina is 2,174 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,185.

Kure Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,25297.36%
Two or more races562.42%
Asian50.22%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Kure Beach Population by Race

Kure Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Kure Beach Median Age

55.1

Total

55.9

Male

54.6

Female

Kure Beach Adults

There are 2,039 adults, (539 of whom are seniors) in Kure Beach.

Kure Beach Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kure Beach Sex Ratio

Female1,19551.66%
Male1,11848.34%

Kure Beach Population by Age

Kure Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9732.3871.628.4
Married7172.5869.530.5
Non Family2131.3376.523.5
Male284.147525
Female154.21000
showing: 5 rows

2.64

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kure 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

Kure Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kure 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%.

Kure Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,214

Average Earnings

$64,167

Average Male

$26,357

Average Female

Kure Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kure Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kure Beach Language

98.24% of Kure Beach residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Kure Beach Language

Kure Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,230813.63%
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3.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.19%

Male Poverty Rate

1.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kure Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kure Beach is White, with 3.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kure Beach is White, with 3.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.49%.

Kure Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College5.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.36%
High School1.25%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Kure Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.93%
Female Employed0.85%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Kure Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kure Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kure Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

72.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.8%

Male Marriage Rate

70.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kure Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kure 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 55-64.

Kure Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kure Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

186

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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Kure Beach Veterans by War

count

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Kure Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Kure Beach Veterans by Race

Kure Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kure Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Kure Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kure Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kure 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

41.55%

Born in Kure Beach

96.63%

Native Born

3.37%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

2.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.63% of Kure Beach residents were born in the United States, with 41.55% having been born in North Carolina. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kure Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,174
20282,174
20272,174
20262,174
20252,174
20242,174
20232,174
20222,174
20212,174-11-0.5%
20202,185864.1%
20192,099-7-0.33%
20182,10610.05%
20172,105-1-0.05%
20162,106231.1%
20152,08380.39%
20142,075
20132,075130.63%
20122,062251.23%
20112,037221.09%
20102,015
showing: 20 rows

Kure Beach Population by Year