Topsail Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

518

Topsail Beach is a city located in Pender County North Carolina. Topsail Beach has a 2024 population of 518. Topsail Beach is currently growing at a rate of 2.57% annually and its population has increased by 10.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 467 in 2020.

The average household income in Topsail Beach is $156,635 with a poverty rate of 8.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Topsail Beach is 64.6 years, 64.4 years for males, and 65.1 years for females.

Topsail Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 98.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
118.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.92% (51)
The current population of Topsail Beach, North Carolina is 518 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 467.

Topsail Beach, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White46598.73%
Two or more races61.27%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Topsail Beach Population by Race

Topsail Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Topsail Beach Median Age

64.6

Total

64.4

Male

65.1

Female

Topsail Beach Adults

There are 432 adults, (230 of whom are seniors) in Topsail Beach.

Topsail Beach Age Dependency

133.2

Age Dependency Ratio

113.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Topsail Beach Sex Ratio

Female24652.23%
Male22547.77%

Topsail Beach Population by Age

Topsail Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2451.9295.54.5
Married1432.396.53.5
Non Family921.293.56.5
Female731000
Male33.671000
showing: 5 rows

2.36

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

95.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Topsail Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 64.15%.

Topsail Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,750

Average Earnings

$80,000

Average Male

$44,167

Average Female

Topsail Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Topsail Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Topsail Beach Language

99.36% of Topsail Beach residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Topsail Beach Language

Topsail Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White465388.17%
showing: 1 rows

8.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.33%

Male Poverty Rate

10.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Topsail Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Topsail Beach is White, with 8.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Topsail Beach is White, with 8.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.26%.

Topsail Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School31.91%
Bachelors or Greater7.72%
Some College1.9%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Topsail Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed24.36%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Topsail Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Topsail Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Topsail Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Topsail Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Topsail Beach 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 45-54.

Topsail Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Topsail Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Topsail Beach Veterans by War

count

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Topsail Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Topsail Beach Veterans by Race

Topsail Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Topsail Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Topsail Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Topsail Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

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

60.08%

Born in Topsail Beach

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Topsail Beach residents were born in the United States, with 60.08% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Topsail Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029583132.28%
2028570132.33%
2027557132.39%
2026544132.45%
2025531132.51%
2024518132.57%
2023505132.64%
2022492132.71%
2021479122.57%
2020467409.37%
2019427-1-0.23%
201842881.9%
2017420112.69%
201640940.99%
2015405153.85%
201439051.3%
201338582.12%
201237730.8%
201137451.36%
2010369
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Topsail Beach Population by Year