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Bald Head Island, historically Smith Island, is a village located on the east side of the Cape Fear River in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. Compared to the city of Wilmington to the north, the village of Bald Head Island is small and somewhat remote. It is only accessible by ferry from the nearby town of Southport. There are few cars on the island; instead, residents drive modified electric golf carts. Bald Head Island is nationally recognized for its sea turtle nesting activity. The population of the village was 158 at the 2010 census. The village is part of the Wilmington metropolitan area. The village is revered for its picturesque nature and is a popular location for vacationing. It was the primary filming location for the successful film Weekend at Bernie's in 1989, as well as being a major location in The Butcher's Wife in 1991. "Old Baldy", its out-of-service lighthouse, is the oldest still standing in the state, built in 1817.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Bald Head Island in United States is an ideal destination for a vacation! The nearest major city to Bald Head Island is Myrtle Beach. Attractions in Myrtle Beach include Pirates Voyage Fun, Feast, And Adventure, Myrtle Beach Sky-wheel, Ripley's Aquarium. Also, to reach Bald Head Island, you'll have to take a flight to Myrtle Beach; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Bald Head Island can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Bald Head Island*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bald Head Island

    Know the pollution level of Bald Head Island before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
  • Bald Head Island: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bald Head Island for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bald Head Island.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.17 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.14 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.86 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35.71 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35.71 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.29 (Low)
  • Living in Bald Head Island - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Bald Head Island is 200.09 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.78 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.92 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 10.34 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.13 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.11 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 70 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.84 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 105.28 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bald Head Island

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bald Head Island

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 69.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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