Sunset Beach

The best seafood in all of North Carolina.

Welcome to Sunset Beach

With dashing white sands and piercingly blue water, Sunset Beach calls out and is home to some of the best seafood in all of North Carolina. Sunset Beach is located farther away from the mouth of the Cape Fear River than the other Brunswick County beaches which make the ocean look absolutely stunning. Sunset Beach is the last beach town in North Carolina before you hit South Carolina and visiting Myrtle Beach is a super quick trip from here. If you’re a golfer, there are also multiple award-winning golf courses for you to enjoy. Between golf, water sports, a close international airport, and the ocean, Sunset Beach is a great location to vacation, invest or live here full time!

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Overview for Sunset Beach, NC

4,091 people live in Sunset Beach, where the median age is 64.4 and the average individual income is $45,962. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,091

Total Population

64.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$45,962

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Sunset Beach, NC

Sunset Beach has 2,184 households, with an average household size of 1.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sunset Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,091 people call Sunset Beach home. The population density is 587.09 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,091

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

64.4

Median Age

42.83 / 57.17%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
2,184

Total Households

1.87

Average Household Size

$45,962

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Sunset Beach, NC

There's plenty to do around Sunset Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

21
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
39
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sunset Slush of Sunset Beach, SweetcakesTbc, and Calabash Garden Tea Room.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 1.58 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.99 miles 28 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.76 miles 26 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.79 miles 39 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 3.25 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.56 miles 20 reviews 4.8/5 stars

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