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

The community was named for Hans Anderson Kure, landowner

The latitude of Kure Beach is 33.996N. The longitude is -77.907W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,858.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$47,143
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kure Beach demographic reports
Kure Beach is on the Atlantic Ocean
Filming location for:
· 1991 movie, "Sleeping with the Enemy"
Local festivals include:
  • Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival - Oct. 13-14, 2007
  • Southern Coastal Bluegrass Festival - Nov. 3-4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kure Beach web sites and events links in the sections below.
Pronunciations: cure-ee

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New Hanover County
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kure 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 28449 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Kure Beach residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kure Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kure Beach was $26,759, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Kure Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kure Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $638.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,314.


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

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The average commute time for Kure Beach workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Kure Beach include Sandi Beach Inn.

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