Sunset Beach, North Carolina

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Sunset Beach is a seaside town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,824 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Sunset Beach is located at 33°53′7″N 78°30′27″W / 33.88528°N 78.5075°W / 33.88528; -78.5075 (33.885348, -78.507528).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.8 square miles (14.9 km²).5.1 square miles (13.1 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (12.31%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,824 people, 909 households, and 678 families residing in the town. The population density was 360.9 people per square mile (139.5/km²). There were 2,983 housing units at an average density of 590.3/sq mi (228.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.37% White, 0.49% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.37% of the population.

There were 909 households out of which 7.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.28.

In the town the population was spread out with 6.9% under the age of 18, 2.7% from 18 to 24, 12.1% from 25 to 44, 43.6% from 45 to 64, and 34.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 60 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

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