Carolina Shores, North Carolina

Carolina Shores: Town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States

About

Carolina Shores is a town located in the county of Brunswick in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,048 and a population density of 440 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,802 inhabitants.

The town was created 26 years ago in 1997.

Quick Facts about Carolina Shores

Population : 4,802 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Brunswick County
Postal code : 28467
Phone Area Codes : 910
Area : 6.93 km2
Altitude : 46 feet / 14 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1998 (26 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:11:03 (23rd February 2024)
Density : 693 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 36.53% (2010-2020)

Geography

Carolina Shores is located at 33°54'4"N 78°34'50"W (33.9010100, -78.5805700).

Carolina Shores map

Demographics

The population of Carolina Shores increased by 36.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,048 - census
2011 3,411 10.64% estimation process
2012 3,430 0.55% estimation process
2013 3,522 2.61% estimation process
2014 3,576 1.51% estimation process
2015 3,722 3.92% estimation process
2016 3,912 4.86% estimation process
2017 4,150 5.73% estimation process
2018 4,391 5.49% estimation process
2019 4,659 5.75% estimation process
2020 4,802 2.98% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,324
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,114
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,429
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,124
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.1%
People over 65 (%) : 20.4%
Female persons, % : 49.5%
White only, percent : 97.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 676
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.2%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,177

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,177
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $154,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,190
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $479
2015-2019 median gross rent : $739
Permits for construction, 2020 : 27
2015-2019 Households : 3,713
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.45
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,792
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 116,504
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,929
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $64,210
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,131
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 312
2019 total employment : 2,990
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 127,380
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -7.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 818
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,161
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 572
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 299
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 45
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,076
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 132
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 944
2010 population per square mile : 16.8
2010 land area in square miles : 542.88

Schools in Carolina Shores

College & universities near Carolina Shores, NC

Code Name City ZIP
434496 Strand College of Hair Design Myrtle Beach (SC) 29572
198084 Brunswick Community College Bolivia (NC) 28422-9021
460835 Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Conway Conway (SC) 29526-9508
218140 Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway (SC) 29526
218724 Coastal Carolina University Conway (SC) 29526

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Carolina Shores, NC

Code Name Address Type
WMN Wilmington, NC 505 Cando St BUS
DIL Dillon 100 North Railroad Avenue RAIL
FLO Florence 805 East Day Street RAIL
KTR Kingstree 101 East Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Carolina Shores

Post Office Name City ZIP
Little River Post Office Little River (SC) 29566
South Brunswick Post Office Ocean Isle Beach (NC) 28469
Longwood Post Office Longwood (NC) 28452
North Myrtle Beach Post Office North Myrtle Beach (SC) 29582
Long Post Office Longs (SC) 29568

Other cities in Brunswick County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Brunswick County , NC. (more)

City Name Population Title
Leland 25,647 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Oak Island 8,735 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Saint James 6,607 Town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States
Boiling Spring Lakes 6,430 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Long Beach 5,618 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Shallotte 4,409 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Sunset Beach 4,172 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Southport 4,088 City in North Carolina, United States
Navassa 2,534 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Calabash 2,360 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Belville 2,135 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Northwest 806 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Ocean Isle Beach 709 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Holden Beach 675 Town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States
Varnamtown 603 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Caswell Beach 438 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Carolina Shores distances to largest North Carolina cities