Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

1,054

Ocean Isle Beach is a city located in Brunswick County North Carolina. Ocean Isle Beach has a 2024 population of 1,054. Ocean Isle Beach is currently growing at a rate of 4.77% annually and its population has increased by 20.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 872 in 2020.

The average household income in Ocean Isle Beach is $118,059 with a poverty rate of 3.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ocean Isle Beach is 67.3 years, 68.5 years for males, and 66.3 years for females.

Ocean Isle Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 94.93%
  • Other race: 4.33%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
283.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.87% (182)
The current population of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina is 1,054 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 872.

Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White76894.93%
Other race354.33%
Asian50.62%
Native American10.12%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Ocean Isle Beach Population by Race

Ocean Isle Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Ocean Isle Beach Median Age

67.3

Total

68.5

Male

66.3

Female

Ocean Isle Beach Adults

There are 780 adults, (460 of whom are seniors) in Ocean Isle Beach.

Ocean Isle Beach Age Dependency

152.8

Age Dependency Ratio

143.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocean Isle Beach Sex Ratio

Female44054.39%
Male36945.61%

Ocean Isle Beach Population by Age

Ocean Isle Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4321.8796.83.2
Married3092.13991
Non Family1031.0395.14.9
Female122.421000
Male81.882575
showing: 5 rows

2.13

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

96.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ocean Isle 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

Ocean Isle Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ocean Isle Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.46%.

Ocean Isle Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,813

Average Earnings

$81,667

Average Male

$31,979

Average Female

Ocean Isle Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ocean Isle Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ocean Isle Beach Language

94.42% of Ocean Isle Beach residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Ocean Isle Beach Language

Ocean Isle Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White764202.62%
Other351131.43%
Hispanic391128.21%
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3.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.52%

Male Poverty Rate

4.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocean Isle Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocean Isle Beach is Other, with 31.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocean Isle Beach is White, with 2.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.37%.

Ocean Isle Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.67%
High School10.13%
Some College1.62%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%
showing: 4 rows

Ocean Isle Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.49%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Ocean Isle Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ocean Isle Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ocean Isle Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

77.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

87.2%

Male Marriage Rate

69.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocean Isle Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ocean Isle 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 45-54.

Ocean Isle Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ocean Isle Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

72

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ocean Isle Beach Veterans by War

count

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Ocean Isle Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Ocean Isle Beach Veterans by Race

Ocean Isle Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocean Isle Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

32.4%

Labor Force Participation

31.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ocean Isle Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ocean Isle Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ocean Isle 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

33.13%

Born in Ocean Isle Beach

93.57%

Native Born

6.43%

Foreign Born

2.1%

Non Citizen

4.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.57% of Ocean Isle Beach residents were born in the United States, with 33.13% having been born in North Carolina. 2.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ocean Isle Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,294483.85%
20281,246484.01%
20271,198484.17%
20261,150484.36%
20251,102484.55%
20241,054484.77%
20231,006485.01%
2022958485.27%
2021910384.36%
202087218927.67%
2019683213.17%
2018662203.12%
2017642223.55%
2016620162.65%
2015604132.2%
2014591101.72%
201358191.57%
201257250.88%
201156761.07%
2010561
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Ocean Isle Beach Population by Year