Minnesott Beach, NC

Minnesott Beach, situated in Pamlico County, is a town made up of 1.5 square miles.

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The town's name was derived from Native American language.  


The median resident age in Minnesott Beach is 64 years. The median estimated household income is about $62,000 making it about $14,000 more than the North Carolina average.  

The estimated per capita is about $40,000. The average price for a home in Minnesott Beach is about $210,000 (2015) which is $50,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $900 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Minnesott Beach is 94% White, 2% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 3% other. 97% of the population are high school graduates, with 40% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 77% are married, 8% are divorced, 0% are separated, 7% are widowed, leaving 8% that have never been married.

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Pamlico County

Minnesott Beach belongs to Pamlico County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named for the Pamlico Indians, is part of the New Bern, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. In 1872, the county formed from parts of Craven and Beaufort counties. Pamlico County has a population of 13,100 and its largest town Bayboro, with a population of 1,300, is the county seat.

Pamlico County borders Beaufort, Hyde, Craven, and Carteret Counties.

Pamlico County is made up of 567 square miles. 337 of which is land with the remaining 230 as water.


The population of Minnesott Beach, NC is about 2,600. The population has been steadily increasing since its founding.


The elevation of Minnesott Beach, NC is 640 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Minnesott Beach, NC is 28108.

Area Code

The area code for Minnesott Beach, NC is 704.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Minnesott Beach and Pamlico County have voted mostly Republican, with 60% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 54% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 45% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.


The unemployment rate for Minnesott Beach is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%.

Sales, management, and grounds maintenance make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Pamlico News and County Compass are the primary newspapers that cover the Pamlico County area.


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