Ocean Isle Beach, NC

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2022 Population
809
5.34% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
67.3
0.444% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
3.83%
5.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$91,250
4.66% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$662,300
8.04% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Ocean Isle Beach, NC had a population of 809 people with a median age of 67.3 and a median household income of $91,250. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ocean Isle Beach, NC grew from 768 to 809, a 5.34% increase and its median household income declined from $95,714 to $91,250, a −4.66% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ocean Isle Beach, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.4%), Other (Hispanic) (4.33%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.618%), White (Hispanic) (0.494%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.124%).

None of the households in Ocean Isle Beach, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in Ocean Isle Beach, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Ocean Isle Beach, NC was $662,300, and the homeownership rate was 96.8%.

Most people in Ocean Isle Beach, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Ocean Isle Beach, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Ocean Isle Beach, NC is home to a population of 809 people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.43% of Ocean Isle Beach, NC residents were born outside of the country (52 people).

In 2022, there were 21.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (764 people) in Ocean Isle Beach, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35 Other (Hispanic) and 5 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of Ocean Isle Beach, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Ocean Isle Beach, NC was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ocean Isle Beach, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    764 ± 110
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    35 ± 48
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5 ± 6
4.82%
Hispanic Population
39 people

In 2022, there were 21.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (764 people) in Ocean Isle Beach, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35 Other (Hispanic) and 5 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.82% of the people in Ocean Isle Beach, NC are hispanic (39 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Ocean Isle Beach, NC as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.43%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
52 people
5.86%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
45 people

As of 2022, 6.43% of Ocean Isle Beach, NC residents (52 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ocean Isle Beach, NC was 5.86%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    24 ± 18
  2. Korea
    15 ± 18
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9 ± 16

Ocean Isle Beach, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Ocean Isle Beach, NC employs 248 people. The largest industries in Ocean Isle Beach, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (42 people), Retail Trade (36 people), and Manufacturing (19 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($225,833), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($127,250), and Utilities ($127,250).

Occupations

248
2022 Value
± 84
12.2%
1 Year growth
± 42.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ocean Isle Beach, NC grew at a rate of 12.2%, from 221 employees to 248 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ocean Isle Beach, NC, are Sales & Related Occupations (57 people), Management Occupations (39 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (28 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ocean Isle Beach, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

248
2022 Value
± 84
12.2%
1 Year growth
± 42.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ocean Isle Beach, NC grew at a rate of 12.2%, from 221 employees to 248 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ocean Isle Beach, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (42 people), Retail Trade (36 people), and Manufacturing (19 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ocean Isle Beach, NC, though some of these residents may live in Ocean Isle Beach, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$84,167
Median earning men ± $29,031
$33,077
Median earning women ± $8,378

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($225,833), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($205,417), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($191,667).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($72,917), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,833).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ocean Isle Beach, NC was $662,300 in 2022, which is 2.35 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $613,000 to $662,300, a 8.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Ocean Isle Beach, NC is 96.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ocean Isle Beach, NC have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ocean Isle Beach, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$662,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$41,277
$418
Median Property Taxes
±$72

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ocean Isle Beach, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Ocean Isle Beach, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

96.8%
Homeownership
2022
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 96.8% of the housing units in Ocean Isle Beach, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 97.5%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 205.11
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Ocean Isle Beach, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$91,250
Median Household Income
± $13,402
432
Number of Households
± 70

In 2022, the median household income of the 432 households in Ocean Isle Beach, NC declined from $91,250 from the previous year's value of $95,714.

The following chart displays the households in Ocean Isle Beach, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ocean Isle Beach, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (27.2%)
  3. Carpooled (4.68%)

In 2022, 68.1% of workers in Ocean Isle Beach, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (27.2%) and those who carpooled to work (4.68%).

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ocean Isle Beach, NC have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Ocean Isle Beach, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ocean Isle Beach, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ocean Isle Beach, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.83% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ocean Isle Beach, NC (31 out of 809 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ocean Isle Beach, NC is White, followed by Other and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.8% of the population of Ocean Isle Beach, NC has health coverage, with 27.6% on employee plans, 2.35% on Medicaid, 43.4% on Medicare, 23.4% on non-group plans, and 0.124% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Brunswick County, NC see 2267 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.527% decrease from the previous year (2279 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2661 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1014 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,267 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Brunswick County, NC

Primary care physicians in Brunswick County, NC see an average of 2,267 patients per year. This represents a 0.527% decrease from the previous year (2,279 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Brunswick County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 3.96% under 18 years, 2.22% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 56.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.21%
Uninsured
27.6%
Employer Coverage
2.35%
Medicaid
43.4%
Medicare
23.4%
Non-Group
0.124%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ocean Isle Beach, NC grew by 17.5% from 2.73% to 3.21%.

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