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Holden Beach, North Carolina

Holden Beach is a town located in Brunswick County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 787.


\nHolden Beach is located at 33°54'55" North, 78°17'11" West (33.915271, -78.286459)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.9 km² (3.4 mi²). 7.7 km² (3.0 mi²) of it is land and 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 13.95% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 787 people, 379 households, and 272 families residing in the town. The population density is 102.3/km² (265.3/mi²). There are 2,062 housing units at an average density of 268.1/km² (695.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.73% White, 0.38% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 379 households out of which 11.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.3% are married couples living together, 4.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% are non-families. 24.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.08 and the average family size is 2.43. In the town the population is spread out with 11.9% under the age of 18, 1.7% from 18 to 24, 16.4% from 25 to 44, 44.3% from 45 to 64, and 25.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 55 years. For every 100 females there are 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.5 males. The median income for a household in the town is $59,583, and the median income for a family is $70,000. Males have a median income of $45,833 versus $41,094 for females. The per capita income for the town is $35,114. 4.6% of the population and 4.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.9% are under the age of 18 and 2.0% are 65 or older.