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Carolina Beach is a town in New Hanover County, in the Wilmington metro area.

The latitude of Carolina Beach is 34.035N. The longitude is -77.893W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,118.


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Median household income
Local
$37,662
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carolina Beach demographic reports
Carolina Beach is on the Atlantic Ocean
Former and merged names include:
· Sugar Loaf
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Carolina Beach State Park, Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Carolina Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New Hanover County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wilmington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28428 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Carolina Beach residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carolina Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carolina Beach was $24,128, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Carolina Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Carolina Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $624.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $998.


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Libraries in Carolina Beach include Carolina Beach Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Carolina Beach include Carolina Beach Island Gazette

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New Hanover County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carolina Beach political report.

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The average commute time for Carolina Beach workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Carolina Beach include Courtyard Carolina Beach, Microtel Inn and Suites.

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