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Pine Knoll Shores
  • Town in North Carolina

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade C
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Pine Knoll Shores is a town in North Carolina with a population of 1,343. Pine Knoll Shores is in Carteret County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Pine Knoll Shores offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Pine Knoll Shores and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Pine Knoll Shores are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$387,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,214
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Pine Knoll Shores Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    75.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    451.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,127.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    2%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    4%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    22%
  • 65+ years
    47%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

Working in Pine Knoll Shores

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,313
National
$62,843

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