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Retire To Carolina Beach, NC
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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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Carolina Beach, North Carolina


Carolina Beach Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Wilmington metro area blank blank blank 362,315
Carolina Beach 3,630 4,701 5,706 5,986



Carolina Beach
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2016 .$288,77215.7%
Dec $327,000 . .
Nov $291,000 . .
Oct $252,000 . .
Sep $393,000 . .
Aug $247,000 . .
Jul $272,000 . .
Jun $296,000 . .
May $285,000 . .
Apr $395,000 . .
Mar $220,000 . .
Feb $303,000 . .
Jan $242,000 . .
2015 .$249,667-2.9%
2014 .$257,0832.2%
2013 .$251,431-0.5%
2012 . $252,729 0.5%
2011 . $251,356 3.5%
2010 . $242,827 -10.7%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2016)
. Carolina Beach GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $288,772 $374,000
Nearest Big City Raleigh na
Home Sales Price in Raleigh $244,000 $291,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 96% of Raleigh home prices 104%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2016)
. Carolina Beach GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $288,772 $374,000
Monthly Rent $1,330 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 14.6 times the annual rent 17.1



Carolina Beach
Cost of Living (2016)
95% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Carolina Beach Taxes
(2016-17)
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 -- 107 days 32* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Carolina Beach Building Permits
(single family homes)
2015 67
2014 78
2013 78
2012 69
2011 31
2010 22



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