Neighborhood Review: Kure Beach

With its prime location between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean, Kure Beach NC real estate offers incredible views and a relaxing coastal lifestyle. It sits south of Carolina Beach and just north of Fort Fisher and Bald Head Island. If you are looking for a quiet, laid-back atmosphere, Kure Beach is your best bet.

Here, we provide a thorough neighborhood review of Kure Beach.

Welcome to Historic Kure Beach

Kure (pronounced KYUR-ee) Beach has a permanent residency of about 2,084 people (2013 US Census). It’s also home to the Kure Beach Fishing Pier, the oldest fishing pier on the Eastern Coastline. The neighborhood has a few mom and pop shops, local restaurants, and a boardwalk.

Kure Beach Demographics

The permanent residents of Kure Beach have a median age of 55.9, which makes it one of North Carolina’s older communities. The average median age for the rest of North Carolina’s communities is 37.4. About three quarters of the population has been married for more than 15 years and 96% of the population is English-speaking. The male to female ratio of Kure Beach is 0.8 to 1 and 26% of the population has lived in Kure Beach for more than five years (2013 US Census).

Homes Available on Kure Beach

The properties on Kure Beach are among some of the more expensive along the coastal area. The average listing price for a home on Kure Beach is $422,364. The average sale price is slightly lower at $419,442. This places the price per square foot in Kure Beach at $198, nearly double North Carolina’s average of $102.

Nearby Attractions and Amenities

The predominant attraction at Kure Beach is, of course, the beach. For that reason, there are really not a lot of other attractions on Kure Beach. But, that doesn’t mean those who live there aren’t within reach of standout attractions. Right down the road is the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Whether you are young or old, you will enjoy seeing the journey along “The Waters of the Cape Fear.” This includes freshwater streams and swamps, to coastline habitats, reefs and the open ocean.

Just For Buyers Realty is Your Kure Beach NC Real Estate Expert

If you’re interested in picking up the perfect piece of Kure Beach NC real estate for your retirement or for an investment, then Just For Buyers Realty can help you find, negotiate, and buy the home of your dreams on the coast. Just give us a call today at 910-202-4813 and one of our licensed exclusive buyer’s agents will be happy to help you purchase your own beachside estate on beautiful Kure Beach, North Carolina.



2013 US Census.