Demographics and Statistics

Sunset Beach is home to more than 3,700 full-time residents, Ocean Isle Beach includes nearly 600 residents, Holden Beach has more than 600 residents, Shallotte contains more than 3,600 residents and Calabash has a population of about 2,070. Many of these residents consist of retirees who have found the peaceful and scenic setting an ideal place to settle in their later years. The main make-up of the population is families. For all of these areas, it should be noted that their reposeful and aesthetic nature bring in a heavy influx of tourists during the summer months. If you'd like more information on specific demographics, check out the latest U.S. census.

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