- Kure Beach, North Carolina
official_name = Kure Beach, North Carolina
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location of Kure Beach, North Carolina
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = New Hanover
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 2.0
area_land_km2 = 2.0
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 0.8
area_land_sq_mi = 0.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1507
population_density_km2 = 745.8
population_density_sq_mi = 1931.6
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 3
elevation_ft = 10
latd = 33 |latm = 59 |lats = 52 |latNS = N
longd = 77 |longm = 54 |longs = 29 |longEW = W
Kure Beach (pronounced cure-ee beach) is a town in New Hanover County,
North Carolinaabout 15 miles south of Wilmington, North Carolina. The population was 1,507 at the 2000 census. It is found on Pleasure Island directly south of the Wilmington Beach annex of Carolina Beach and just north of Fort Fisher.
Kure Beach is located at coor dms|33|59|52|N|77|54|29|W|city (33.997803, -77.908187).GR|1
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,507 people, 723 households, and 495 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 1,931.6 people per square mile (746.0/km²). There were 1,560 housing units at an average density of 1,999.6/sq mi (772.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.74% White, 0.07% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.93% of the population.
There were 723 households out of which 15.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.48.
In the town the population was spread out with 12.0% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 42.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $47,143, and the median income for a family was $55,875. Males had a median income of $32,708 versus $30,735 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $26,759. About 4.1% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.
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