Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexAtlantic BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$45,786$26,779$29,829
Median household income$59,348$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,292$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,578$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$38,628$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$33,750$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.0%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Atlantic Beach is 53% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Atlantic Beach is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Atlantic Beach is 59% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Atlantic Beach is 54% lower than the national average

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      $39,561 $59,348 $118,696
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Atlantic Beach median earnings by income bracket

      Atlantic Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.1%30.1%
      Manufacturing sector5.3%5.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services22.2%22.2%
      Public administration1.3%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%1.0%
      Education, health & social services6.1%6.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Marshallberg, NC412$113,611105.4%
      Indian Beach, NC184$90,00062.7%
      Emerald Isle, NC3,691$84,45752.7%
      Pine Knoll Shores, NC1,284$82,36148.9%
      Newport, NC4,610$57,4693.9%
      Atlantic Beach, NC1,870$59,3487.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Dunsmuir, CA1,870$39,82128.0%
      Wofford Heights, CA1,870$28,66948.2%
      Steeleville, IL1,870$53,7502.8%
      Chevy Chase Village, MD1,871$250,001351.9%
      Cooperstown, NY1,869$65,19217.8%
      Atlantic Beach, NC1,870$59,3487.3%
      Source: The Atlantic Beach, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).