North Topsail Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

1,079

North Topsail Beach is a city located in Onslow County North Carolina. North Topsail Beach has a 2024 population of 1,079. North Topsail Beach is currently growing at a rate of 2.18% annually and its population has increased by 7.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,008 in 2020.

The average household income in North Topsail Beach is $124,238 with a poverty rate of 9.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in North Topsail Beach is 60 years, 58.9 years for males, and 60.9 years for females.

North Topsail Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 91.61%
  • Two or more races: 5.29%
  • Black or African American: 2.58%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
173.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.04% (71)
The current population of North Topsail Beach, North Carolina is 1,079 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,008.

North Topsail Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White71091.61%
Two or more races415.29%
Black or African American202.58%
Other race40.52%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North Topsail Beach Population by Race

North Topsail Beach Population Pyramid 2024

North Topsail Beach Median Age

60

Total

58.9

Male

60.9

Female

North Topsail Beach Adults

There are 730 adults, (291 of whom are seniors) in North Topsail Beach.

North Topsail Beach Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

66.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.3

Child Dependency Ratio

North Topsail Beach Sex Ratio

Female35345.55%
Male42254.45%

North Topsail Beach Population by Age

North Topsail Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4061.918416
Married1902.391.68.4
Non Family1831.2382.517.5
Female233.6126.173.9
Male102.91000
showing: 5 rows

2.45

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Topsail 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

North Topsail Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Topsail Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

North Topsail Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,875

Average Earnings

$65,729

Average Male

$53,750

Average Female

North Topsail Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Topsail Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Topsail Beach Language

96.76% of North Topsail Beach residents speak only English, while 3.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.2% of the population.

North Topsail Beach Language

North Topsail Beach Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White704496.96%
Multiple411741.46%
Hispanic16531.25%
Black20525%
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9.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.69%

Male Poverty Rate

13.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Topsail Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Topsail Beach is Multiple, with 41.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Topsail Beach is White, with 6.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.97%.

North Topsail Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Some College20.67%
High School8.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%
showing: 4 rows

North Topsail Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.82%
Female Unemployed53.85%
Male Employed3.57%
Female Employed2.76%
showing: 4 rows

North Topsail Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Topsail Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Topsail Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.1%

Female Marriage Rate

North Topsail Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North Topsail 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 20-34.

North Topsail Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Topsail Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

108

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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North Topsail Beach Veterans by War

count

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North Topsail Beach Veterans by Age

count

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North Topsail Beach Veterans by Race

North Topsail Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Topsail Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

North Topsail Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Topsail Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North Topsail 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

19.74%

Born in North Topsail Beach

99.1%

Native Born

0.9%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.1% of North Topsail Beach residents were born in the United States, with 19.74% having been born in North Carolina. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

North Topsail Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,194231.96%
20281,171232%
20271,148232.04%
20261,125232.09%
20251,102232.13%
20241,079232.18%
20231,056232.23%
20221,033232.28%
20211,01020.2%
20201,00826535.67%
201974320.27%
2018741111.51%
201773060.83%
2016724-3-0.41%
201572710.14%
2014726
2013726-11-1.49%
2012737111.52%
2011726-19-2.55%
2010745
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North Topsail Beach Population by Year