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Sunset Beach is a town in Brunswick County, in the Wilmington metro area.
The latitude of Sunset Beach is 33.880N. The longitude is -78.512W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,074.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sunset Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brunswick County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28468 ZIP code.
15% of Sunset Beach residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sunset Beach ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sunset Beach was $36,181, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of Sunset Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sunset Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $633. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,159.
Brunswick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sunset Beach political report.
The average commute time for Sunset Beach workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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