North Topsail Beach, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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North Topsail Beach, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of North Topsail Beach had a population of 848 as of July 1, 2018. North Topsail Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Topsail Beach is located at latitude 34.4885 and longitude -77.4375 in Onslow County. The formal boundaries for the Town of North Topsail Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.35 sq. miles and a water area of 4.17 sq. miles. Onslow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Town of North Topsail Beach (GNIS ID: 2407008) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of North Topsail Beach is located within Township of Stump Sound, a minor civil division (MCD) of Onslow County.


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North Topsail Beach, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 848
Population in Households 848
Population in Familes 577
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 134
Diversity Index3 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,431
Average Household Income $87,748
Per Capita Income $45,436

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 ( 8.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,299 (83.7%)
Median Home Value $414,706
Average Home Value $497,444
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 449
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 244
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.62% 0.47%
Households 1.41% 0.4%
Families 1.78% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

North Topsail Beach, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Topsail Beach to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 463 37th
Population Density # 682 8th
Diversity Index # 681 8th
Median Household Income # 98 87th
Per Capita Income # 25 97th

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