Sunset Beach, NC - Demographics

2012 Population Growth and Population Statistics >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Total Population >2,469 >9,710,573 >312,796,426
Square Miles >7.49 >54,531.25 >N / A
Population Density >329.5 >199.7 >88.6
1990 Population >929 >6,627,191 >248,704,247
2000 Population >1,593 >8,049,286 >281,421,535
2010 Population >2,386 >9,535,483 >308,745,538
5 Year Population Projection (2017) >2,791 >10,330,854 >324,478,770
Population Change Since 1990 >165.80% >46.53% >25.77%
Population Change Since 2000 >54.99% >20.64% >11.15%
Population Change Since 2010 >3.50% >1.84% >1.31%
Forecasted Population Change by 2017 >13.04% >6.39% >3.73%
Population Male >49.08% >48.51% >49.00%
Population Female >50.92% >51.49% >51.00%
Median Age >61.6 >37.8 >37.5
2012 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Males Never Married >15.05% >31.38% >34.10%
Males Married >69.24% >56.69% >53.97%
Males Widowed >3.91% >2.45% >2.52%
Males Divorced >11.80% >9.48% >9.41%
Females Never Married >7.11% >27.26% >28.42%
Females Married >74.64% >51.63% >51.02%
Females Widowed >14.15% >9.28% >8.76%
Females Divorced >4.10% >11.83% >11.80%
2012 Population by Age Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Median Age >61.6 >37.8 >37.5
Age 0 to 5 >2.41% >7.67% >7.55%
Age 6 to 11 >2.95% >8.00% >7.94%
Age 12 to 17 >2.94% >8.03% >8.26%
Age 18 to 24 >2.47% >9.81% >9.99%
Age 25 to 34 >5.01% >12.73% >13.08%
Age 35 to 44 >4.73% >13.69% >12.94%
Age 45 to 54 >10.82% >14.49% >14.64%
Age 55 to 64 >24.82% >12.43% >12.43%
Age 65 to 74 >30.05% >7.69% >7.29%
Age 75 to 84 >11.10% >3.94% >4.11%
Age 85+ >2.71% >1.53% >1.77%
2012 Male Population by Age Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Male Median Age >61.5 >36.5 >36.2
Aged 0 to 5 Years >2.46% >8.06% >7.87%
Aged 6 to 11 Years >3.34% >8.41% >8.26%
Aged 12 to 17 Years >3.42% >8.47% >8.65%
Aged 18 to 24 Years >2.61% >10.10% >10.35%
Aged 25 to 34 Years >5.18% >12.86% >13.24%
Aged 35 to 44 Years >2.46% >8.06% >7.87%
Aged 45 to 54 Years >10.43% >14.50% >14.65%
Aged 55 to 64 Years >22.50% >12.11% >12.23%
Aged 65 to 74 Years >31.60% >7.33% >6.95%
Aged 75 to 84 Years >11.30% >3.35% >3.57%
Aged 85 Years and Older >2.15% >0.96% >1.19%
2012 Female Population by Age Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Female Median Age >61.7 >39 >38.6
Aged 0 to 5 Years >2.35% >7.29% >7.25%
Aged 6 to 11 Years >2.56% >7.60% >7.63%
Aged 12 to 17 Years >2.46% >7.61% >7.89%
Aged 18 to 24 Years >2.35% >9.52% >9.64%
Aged 25 to 34 Years >4.84% >12.61% >12.91%
Aged 35 to 44 Years >2.35% >7.29% >7.25%
Aged 45 to 54 Years >11.18% >14.48% >14.64%
Aged 55 to 64 Years >27.09% >12.74% >12.63%
Aged 65 to 74 Years >28.61% >8.03% >7.61%
Aged 75 to 84 Years >10.89% >4.50% >4.63%
Aged 85 Years and Older >3.24% >2.06% >2.32%
2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
White Population >95.34% >67.49% >71.71%
Black or African American Population >1.82% >21.87% >12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population >0.47% >1.30% >0.96%
Asian Population >0.20% >2.47% >5.30%
Multi-racial Population >0.77% >2.34% >3.13%
Other Population >1.40% >4.54% >6.05%
Population Hispanic >4.37% >8.84% >16.91%
Population Non Hispanic >95.63% >91.16% >83.09%
2012 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+) Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Did Not Complete High School >10.69% >14.98% >13.90%
Completed High School >19.46% >26.88% >27.74%
Some College >21.82% >22.34% >21.45%
Completed Associate Degree >3.96% >8.68% >7.76%
Completed Bachelors Degree >33.25% >17.98% >18.25%
Completed Graduate Degree >8.84% >6.43% >7.67%
2012 Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+) Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Education Index >98 >92 >100
Public Pre-school >0.01% >0.77% >0.89%
Private Pre-school >0.22% >0.76% >0.71%
Public School Kindergarten >0.02% >1.24% >1.23%
Private School Kindergarten >0.04% >0.14% >0.18%
Public School Grades 1 through 4 >2.83% >5.28% >4.93%
Private School Grades 1 through 4 >0.01% >0.47% >0.56%
Public School Grades 5 through 8 >1.28% >4.95% >4.91%
Private School Grades 5 through 8 >0.02% >0.49% >0.56%
Public School Grades 9 through 12 >1.80% >5.33% >5.51%
Private School Grades 9 through 12 >0.29% >0.45% >0.55%
Public Undergraduate College >0.86% >5.19% >4.91%
Private Undergraduate College >0.01% >1.15% >1.40%
Public Graduate or Professional School >0.86% >0.80% >0.83%
Private Graduate or Professional School >0.01% >0.40% >0.59%
Not Enrolled in School >90.84% >72.58% >72.24%
2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Family HH >70.16% >66.77% >66.51%
Non-Family HH >29.84% >33.23% >33.49%
Family Households
Married Family HH >62.95% >48.23% >48.14%
Other Family HH >7.21% >18.55% >18.37%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present >1.60% >4.60% >4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present >5.62% >13.95% >13.39%
Married Family Households
with Children Under 18 >5.97% >20.72% >21.18%
with No Children Under 18 >56.98% >27.51% >26.96%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 >1.11% >2.73% >2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children >0.48% >1.87% >2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 >3.00% >9.28% >8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children >2.62% >4.66% >4.74%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder >13.01% >14.97% >15.74%
Female Householder >16.83% >18.26% >17.75%
2012 Household Size Statistics >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Households 2010 >1,226 >3,745,155 >116,716,292
Households 2000 >749 >3,131,999 >105,479,959
Households 1990 >420 >2,517,576 >91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) >1,394 >4,040,601 >123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 >3.21% >1.68% >1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 >68.87% >21.58% >11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 >201.48% >51.26% >28.31%
Average Household Size >1.95 >2.48 >2.58
Median Household Size >2.39 >2.67 >2.71
1 Person >26.15% >27.00% >26.63%
2 Person >59.88% >34.21% >32.86%
3 Person >7.85% >16.74% >16.08%
4 Person >4.22% >13.06% >13.27%
5 Person >1.07% >5.63% >6.46%
6 Person >0.53% >2.10% >2.69%
7 or More Person >0.31% >1.25% >2.01%
2012 Number of Vehicles per Household Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Households, Median Vehicles >2.4 >2.3 >2.2
No Vehicles >3.78% >6.53% >9.08%
1 Vehicle >27.65% >32.29% >33.50%
2 Vehicle >50.28% >38.30% >37.45%
3 Vehicle >13.12% >16.12% >13.98%
4+ Vehicle >5.16% >6.76% >5.99%
2012 Move In Date by Year >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Households >1,265 >3,807,990 >118,025,427
Household, Median Length of Residence in Years >14 >11 >11
Moved in 2005 or Later >30.11% >43.11% >41.51%
Moved in 2000 to 2004 >31.38% >19.28% >20.15%
Moved in 1990 to 1999 >21.71% >18.15% >18.66%
Moved in 1980 to 1989 >15.21% >8.32% >8.86%
Moved in 1970 to 1979 >1.47% >5.83% >5.92%
Moved in 1969 or Earlier >0.12% >5.31% >4.91%
2012 Housing Occupancy Statistics >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Total Units >3,311 >4,402,266 >133,667,681
Occupied Units >38.21% >86.50% >88.30%
Vacant Units >61.79% >13.50% >11.70%
Total Housing Units
Owner Occupied Units >33.25% >57.62% >57.08%
Renter Occupied Units >4.95% >28.88% >31.22%
Vacant Units >61.79% >13.50% >11.70%
Vacant Housing Units
Vacant Units For Rent >13.79% >26.63% >27.35%
Vacant Units For Sale >3.96% >12.50% >12.74%
Vacant Units Seasonal >80.71% >33.08% >31.14%
Vacant Units Vacant Other >1.00% >23.99% >24.61%
2012 Housing Statistic Year Built >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Housing, Units >3,311 >4,402,266 >133,667,681
Housing, Median Year Built >1991 >1984 >1974
Built 2005 or Later >6.33% >7.48% >5.25%
Built 2000 to 2004 >21.29% >12.79% >9.12%
Built 1990 to 1999 >25.81% >20.53% >14.08%
Built 1980 to 1989 >36.59% >16.84% >14.10%
Built 1970 to 1979 >7.27% >14.89% >16.11%
Built 1960 to 1969 >1.78% >9.89% >11.20%
Built 1950 to 1959 >0.31% >7.68% >11.04%
Built 1940 to 1949 >0.39% >4.06% >5.63%
Built 1939 or Earlier >0.23% >5.83% >13.47%
2012 Homeowner Statistics and Home Values Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Owner Occupied Units >1,101 >2,536,722 >76,294,472
Owner Households, With Mortgage Any >59.07% >69.64% >69.50%
Owner Households, With No Mortgage >40.93% >30.36% >30.50%
Housing, Median Value Owner Households >$309,315 >$156,319 >$191,717
Home Valued at Less than $10,000 >0.00% >2.28% >1.33%
Home Valued at $10,000-$14,999 >0.00% >1.25% >0.93%
Home Valued at $15,000-$19,999 >0.00% >1.08% >0.84%
Home Valued at $20,000-$24,999 >0.02% >0.91% >0.85%
Home Valued at $25,000-$29,999 >0.50% >0.80% >0.79%
Home Valued at $30,000-$34,999 >0.83% >0.95% >0.92%
Home Valued at $35,000-$39,999 >0.01% >0.70% >0.72%
Home Valued at $40,000-$49,999 >0.00% >1.75% >1.76%
Home Valued at $50,000-$59,999 >0.50% >2.55% >2.13%
Home Valued at $60,000-$69,999 >0.65% >2.82% >2.46%
Home Valued at $70,000-$79,999 >1.09% >3.77% >2.90%
Home Valued at $80,000-$89,999 >2.33% >4.35% >3.46%
Home Valued at $90,000-$99,999 >0.04% >4.27% >3.20%
Home Valued at $100,000-$124,999 >4.95% >10.08% >7.92%
Home Valued at $125,000-$149,999 >4.59% >9.74% >7.08%
Home Valued at $150,000-$174,999 >3.32% >10.67% >8.65%
Home Valued at $175,000-$199,999 >3.68% >6.84% >6.07%
Home Valued at $200,000-$249,999 >8.88% >10.66% >10.69%
Home Valued at $250,000-$299,999 >15.03% >7.01% >8.07%
Home Valued at $300,000-$399,999 >27.46% >8.17% >10.91%
Home Valued at $400,000-$499,999 >7.35% >3.65% >6.10%
Home Valued at $500,000-$749,999 >15.03% >3.61% >7.20%
Home Valued at $750,000-$999,999 >3.12% >1.08% >2.60%
Home Valued at More than $1,000,000 >0.62% >1.00% >2.43%
2012 Housing Rental Rates Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Rental Occupied Units >164 >1,271,268 >41,730,955
Median Rent >$398 >$592 >$730
Housing Rent less than $250 >0.44% >8.07% >6.36%
Housing Rent $250-$499 >11.71% >25.87% >16.47%
Housing Rent $500-$749 >6.13% >32.91% >26.42%
Housing Rent $750-$999 >34.44% >16.37% >19.50%
Housing Rent $1,000-$1,249 >0.44% >4.95% >10.88%
Housing Rent $1,250-$1,499 >0.39% >1.83% >5.89%
Housing Rent $1,500-$1,999 >0.39% >1.18% >5.60%
Housing Rent $2,000+ >0.14% >0.83% >3.23%
No Cash Rent >45.91% >8.00% >5.66%
2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Employed Civilian Males >22.39% >28.14% >29.71%
Employed Civilian Females >21.14% >28.22% >28.71%
Armed Forces Male >0.32% >0.91% >0.39%
Armed Forces Female >0.00% >0.12% >0.07%
Unemployed Males >2.79% >3.48% >3.27%
Unemployed Females >2.81% >3.14% >2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male >2.79% >14.58% >14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female >2.81% >21.42% >20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
White Collar >82.08% >72.76% >75.24%
Blue Collar >17.92% >27.24% >24.76%
Management, Business, and Financial Operations >22.81% >14.39% >15.41%
Professional and Related >14.13% >21.58% >21.58%
Sales and Office >30.30% >23.92% >24.37%
Service >17.35% >16.95% >17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry >0.72% >0.73% >0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance >10.45% >9.38% >8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving >4.23% >13.05% >11.90%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population
(Age 16+)
Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers >73.07% >66.99% >66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed >0.61% >3.76% >3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers >3.13% >7.15% >8.20%
Local Government Workers >2.60% >6.84% >7.88%
State Government Workers >4.50% >6.65% >4.81%
Federal Government Workers >0.86% >2.28% >2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business >14.91% >6.17% >6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers >0.32% >0.16% >0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
and Hunting >0.14% >1.28% >1.35%
Mining >0.00% >0.12% >0.52%
Construction >9.23% >7.41% >6.45%
Manufacturing >11.06% >12.31% >10.25%
Wholesale Trade >0.37% >2.90% >2.82%
Retail Trade >16.39% >11.52% >11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing >1.20% >3.42% >4.14%
Utilities >0.02% >0.94% >0.88%
Information >7.53% >1.85% >2.26%
Finance and Insurance >2.51% >4.58% >4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing >3.76% >1.93% >1.97%
Professional and Scientific >5.98% >5.42% >6.53%
Management >0.04% >0.11% >0.11%
Administration >1.64% >3.97% >4.11%
Educational Services >3.26% >9.77% >9.70%
Health Care and Social Assistance >9.74% >14.09% >13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation >9.73% >1.67% >2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services >13.27% >7.21% >6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) >0.98% >5.00% >4.92%
Public Administration >3.15% >4.50% >5.05%
2012 Travel Time to Work Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Travel Time Less than 15 Min >39% >27% >28%
Travel Time 15-29 Min >38% >41% >37%
Travel Time 30-59 Min >12% >26% >28%
Travel Time 60-89 Min >10% >4% >6%
Travel Time 90+ Min >1% >2% >3%
2012 Mode of Transportation to Work Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Car to Work >88.22% >91.83% >85.93%
Motorcycle to Work >0.08% >0.18% >0.22%
Bicycle to Work >0.01% >0.24% >0.55%
Walk to Work >0.50% >1.72% >2.85%
Public Transportation to Work >0.06% >1.13% >5.12%
Other Transportation to Work >0.01% >0.82% >0.88%
Work at Home >11.12% >4.08% >4.45%
2012 Employee Statistics by NAICS Code Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Employees, Total (by Place of Work) >295 >3,308,295 >113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support >0.10% >0.13% >0.14%
Mining >0.00% >0.10% >0.45%
Utilities >0.00% >0.60% >0.58%
Construction >8.28% >5.98% >5.44%
Manufacturing >0.00% >13.62% >10.30%
Wholesale Trade >0.20% >5.09% >5.10%
Retail Trade >8.63% >13.33% >13.07%
Transportation and Warehousing >0.00% >3.24% >3.64%
Information >0.20% >2.39% >2.97%
Finance and Insurance >19.69% >5.44% >5.61%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing >3.47% >1.58% >1.90%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services >1.50% >5.48% >6.96%
Management of Companies and Enterprises >0.00% >2.41% >2.53%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services >4.49% >6.06% >6.42%
Educational Services >0.20% >2.14% >2.57%
Health Care and Social Assistance >1.03% >15.65% >15.46%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation >25.89% >1.72% >1.84%
Accommodation and Food Services >25.82% >10.54% >10.29%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) >0.49% >4.48% >4.73%
2012 Establishments by NAICS Code Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
Establishments, Total (by Place of Work) >295 >3,308,295 >113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support >0.43% >0.35% >0.29%
Mining >0.00% >0.09% >0.35%
Utilities >0.00% >0.21% >0.23%
Construction >21.14% >11.14% >9.64%
Manufacturing >0.00% >4.25% >4.16%
Wholesale Trade >0.87% >5.35% >5.62%
Retail Trade >9.86% >15.90% >14.54%
Transportation and Warehousing >0.00% >2.46% >2.83%
Information >0.87% >1.53% >1.81%
Finance and Insurance >10.07% >6.36% >6.56%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing >6.55% >4.69% >4.75%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services >6.85% >10.19% >11.36%
Management of Companies and Enterprises >0.00% >0.72% >0.69%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services >9.64% >5.15% >5.15%
Educational Services >0.87% >1.08% >1.20%
Health Care and Social Assistance >2.17% >10.31% >10.80%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation >5.16% >1.52% >1.66%
Accommodation and Food Services >24.54% >8.54% >8.59%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) >0.96% >10.16% >9.78%
2012 Household Income Statistics >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Total Area Household Income >$29,258,835 >$257,094,023,946 >$9,110,376,126,223
Median Household Income >$68,923 >$50,317 >$57,639
Average Household Income >$89,102 >$67,514 >$77,190
Per Capita Household Income >$45,389 >$26,476 >$29,126
Income Less than $15,000 >8.39% >13.57% >11.77%
Income $15,000 to $24,999 >7.54% >10.85% >9.67%
Income $25,000 to $34,999 >5.65% >10.93% >9.73%
Income $35,000 to $49,999 >12.85% >14.42% >13.33%
Income $50,000 to $74,999 >21.89% >18.36% >18.03%
Income $75,000 to $99,999 >17.24% >12.22% >12.97%
Income $100,000 to $124,999 >8.40% >7.54% >8.65%
Income $125,000 to $149,999 >4.59% >4.40% >5.40%
Income $150,000 to $199,999 >6.37% >3.86% >5.12%
Income $200,000 and Over >7.08% >3.86% >5.34%
2012 Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) Sunset Beach, NC North Carolina United States
All Items - CPI >211 >211 >213
Education and Communications CPI >124 >124 >125
Food and Beverages CPI >220 >220 >219
Housing CPI >215 >215 >218
Medical Care CPI >368 >368 >367
Other Goods and Services CPI >354 >354 >349
Recreation CPI >114 >114 >114
Transportation CPI >169 >169 >175
2012 Retail Sales Statistics >Sunset Beach, NC >North Carolina >United States
Total Retail Sales (including Food Services) >$8,086,000 >$137,473,315,000 >$4,690,741,823,000
Building Materials and Garden Store Sales >0.40% >7.92% >6.40%
Clothing and Accessories Store Sales >18.23% >4.15% >4.81%
Electrical and Appliances Store Sales >0.83% >1.66% >2.15%
Food and Beverage Store Sales >26.48% >11.88% >13.07%
Food Services >34.31% >10.79% >10.71%
Gasoline Stations Store Sales >2.65% >12.54% >11.22%
General Merchandise Store Sales >0.00% >14.27% >13.54%
Health and Personal Care Store Sales >1.47% >6.24% >5.77%
Home Furnishings Store Sales >1.00% >2.23% >1.94%
Miscellaneous Store Sales >1.39% >2.63% >2.60%
Nonstore Purchases Sales >0.00% >4.96% >8.50%
Sporting Goods Store Sales >2.33% >1.68% >1.91%

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