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Retire To Carolina Beach, NC
City Report

Carolina Beach, North Carolina is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.





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Read the city profile and blog posts from local real estate and community experts. See how home prices are trending over the past few years and get the latest homes for sale listings.

The EPA map on page 3 shows superfund cleanups in the area and the interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city.

Links in the data below provide a list of cities similar to Carolina Beach in that certain data category.

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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Carolina Beach, North Carolina


Carolina Beach Population
. 1990 2000 2010
Wilmington metro area blank blank 362,315
Carolina Beach 3,630 4,701 5,706



Carolina Beach
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2014 .$245,933-2.2%
Jul $211,000 . .
Jun $260,000 . .
May $218,000 . .
Mar $302,000 . .
Feb $277,000 . .
Jan $225,000 . .
2013 .$251,431-0.5%
2012 .$252,7290.5%
2011 .$251,3563.5%
2010 . $242,827 -10.7%
2009 . $271,891 -13.7%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2014)
. Carolina Beach GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $245,933 $354,000
Nearest Big City Raleigh na
Home Sales Price in Raleigh $212,000 $251,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 93% of Raleigh home prices 137%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2014)
. Carolina Beach GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $245,933 $354,000
Monthly Rent $1,117 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 14.8 times the annual rent 17.0



Carolina Beach
Cost of Living (2014)
93% GPTR 99 City Average
118%



Carolina Beach Taxes
(2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.9% -- 24* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 100 days 30* -- 105 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Carolina Beach Building Permits
(single family homes)
2013 78
2012 69
2011 31
2010 22
2009 22



Carolina Beach Interactive Maps


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