Sunset Beach demographics profile

StatisticSunset BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)55518191
Median age67.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)81%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 185%43%43%
Speak English98%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%
Sunset Beach, NC has a population of 3,762 and is the 7,720th largest city in the United States. The population density is 555 per sq mi which is 207% higher than the North Carolina average and 513% higher than the national average. The median age in Sunset Beach is 68 which is approximately 76% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Sunset Beach, 81% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 19% of Sunset Beach residents were born in North Carolina, 79% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Sunset Beach is 207% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Sunset Beach is 76% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Sunset Beach 98.17% of the population is White.
  • In Sunset Beach 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sunset Beach 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Sunset Beach population breakdown by race

RaceSunset BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American0.00%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race0.69%2.45%3.06%
Other race1.14%3.01%4.75%
In Sunset Beach, 2.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sunset Beach, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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