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Carolina Beach, North Carolina is a small town located on the Atlantic coast just 15 miles south of Wilmington.

The beach community offers clean, white beaches and numerous water sport recreation options.

The boardwalk and downtown district feature arcades, specialty shops, fine seafood dining and live entertainment.

Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Carolina Beach ranks high in home energy use and taxes. Carolina Beach ranks low in medical care and demographic diversity.

For more detailed town facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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