Surf City, NC

2,618 Population
7.3 square miles 358.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
358.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.7%
was 46.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.1%
was 2.9%
 
Percent Under 18
19.6%
was 16.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.8%
was 17.3%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
19.6%
was 17.4%
 
Median Household Income
$64,545
was $64,046
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.1
45.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
686.5
was 598.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
6,407.3
was 7,431.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,507
was 3,444
 
Median Rent
$1,101
was $1,122
 
Total Building Permits
77
was 85
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,118
was 1,103
 
Homeownership Rate
68.0%
was 64.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
77
was 81
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
479.7
was 471.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
87.0%
was 85.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 4
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
23.2
was 26.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
33.0
was 37.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.8%
was 94.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
42.0%
was 40.2%
 

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