Carolina Beach (zip 28428), North Carolina 

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Population

6,816

+8.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$58,976

Median Home Price

$404,900

Median Age

45.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.6 / 7.5

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Carolina Beach (zip 28428), North Carolina

Mid-sized port city - Southern North Carolina coast. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the 28428 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Carolina Beach (zip 28428)
Cost of Living: 10.4% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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Carolina Beach, NC Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Historic downtown
Nearby beaches
Mild winters
Cons
Isolation
Cost of living
Crime rates

What Bert Has To Say About Wilmington Metro Area

Wilmington is an old Colonial port city known for shipping, agricultural processing, and flowers. The historic town center and waterfront along the Cape Fear River is interesting and attractive. Due to its historic interest and its location on a peninsula formed by the Cape Fear River on the west and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway on the east, housing costs and cost of living tend to be higher than other small North Carolina cities.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Carolina Beach (zip 28428) is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carolina Beach (zip 28428) jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Carolina Beach (zip 28428)'s cost of living is 10.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Carolina Beach (zip 28428)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the 28428 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, New Hanover county flipped narrowly Democratic, 50.2% to 48.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Carolina Beach (zip 28428)'s population is 6,816 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Carolina Beach (zip 28428) is Real Estate: $404,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%.

SCHOOLS
Carolina Beach (zip 28428) public schools spend $8,949 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Carolina Beach (zip 28428). More Education



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Housing Market in Carolina Beach

It's a good time to buy in Carolina Beach. Home Appreciation is up 17.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Carolina Beach is $404,900.
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