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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Kure Beach is a town in North Carolina with a population of 2,295. Kure Beach is in New Hanover County. Living in Kure Beach offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Kure Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Kure Beach and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Kure Beach are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$390,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,585
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    3%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    28%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Kure Beach

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,977
National
$55,322
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Kure Beach Reviews

2 reviews
Living at the beach is truly a privilege. My parents have worked very hard to establish a home for us in this small community. Since I haven't lived anywhere else, it is hard to compare it other places. New homes are continually being built here and new people are always on the horizon. The tourists are a little annoying, but that comes with the territory of living here. It is beautiful and peaceful from fall to spring. That's my favorite time.
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The area is perfect for raising a family of four or more if interested and the education system cares for the success of its students offering schools like Isaac Bear Early College.