Sunset Beach is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,052, it is the 170th largest city in North Carolina and the 5358th largest city in the United States. Sunset Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually and its population has increased by 13.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,572 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Sunset Beach has a population density of 599 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sunset Beach is $68,936 with a poverty rate of 8.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,081 per month, and the median house value is $273,200. The median age in Sunset Beach is 66.1 years, 67.2 years for males, and 64.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.1 males.