North Topsail Beach
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North Topsail Beach is the quietest part of the island and the residents like it that way. They prefer to be away from the commercial section of the island while enjoying time on the Intracoastal Waterway and fishing on the SeaView pier. So, no matter your lifestyle preference, North Topsail and the surrounding island has a little bit for everyone!
Topsail Island is part of the Pender County School District. All schools are located off of the island in Hampstead, but the commute isn’t long. The schools are award winning and often at the top of buyers’ lists. To see how students perform in Topsail schools and how demographics compare, visit the schools section below.
For residents continuing their education, a branch of Cape Fear Community College is located in Surf City and the University of North Carolina-Wilmington is 45 minutes away. Their engaging programs and dynamic student life make them attractive choices for anyone looking for higher education. Both schools have programs that they are well-known for – including medicine, business, and biology. They also work together to provide cost-effective solutions for students, who may want to start their educational journey at one school and finish at the other.
If you have questions about living in North Topsail Beach, please contact us. Many properties sold here are second homes, investment properties (tourist beach rentals), or retirement homes, but it’s definitely not uncommon for properties to be sold to young professionals. If you love traditional beach life, this area is definitely the right place for you!
In the friendly area of North Topsail Beach you’ll be in good company with around 8,049 residents with around 65% of those homeowners. With an average age of 39, the residents of North Topsail Beach are well established, made up of families of all age groups. Though fairly kicked back throughout the week, during weekends and holidays, you can see a lot more activity and excitement. Over the recent months roughly 404 homes have been sold with an average sold price of $315,651. That is an increase of $16,993 from the previous period.
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