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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina


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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

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High Points

Kitty Hawk strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 8% Kitty Hawk Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 16% Kitty Hawk Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 16% Kitty Hawk People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Kitty Hawk College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Comparing Kitty Hawk to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 5 1
Senior Citizens 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 4 4

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
Median Family Income 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 6

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3
Affordability of Rents 1 1

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 3 7

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Kitty Hawk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 56 miles S of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Dare
Standard Zip Codes 27949
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.064
Longitude -75.706

Kitty Hawk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MANTEO AP
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 52 F
Apr Temp 51 to 69 F
Jul Temp 72 to 86 F
Oct Temp 57 to 71 F
Annual Precip 51.6 inches
Station ELIZABETH CITY
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station CAPE HATTERAS NWS BLDG
Distance 57.7 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 54 F
Apr Temp 52 to 68 F
Jul Temp 73 to 85 F
Oct Temp 59 to 73 F
Annual Precip 57.7 inches
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Kitty Hawk Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,991 100%
Male 1,523 50.9%
Female 1,468 49.1%
Under 18 644 21.5%
18+ 2,347 78.5%
65+ 388 13%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.79
White 2,935 98.1%
African-American 19 0.6%
Asian 8 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 6 0.2%
Mixed Race 15 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 28 0.9%

Estimated Kitty Hawk Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,358
Growth 367
Growth % 12.3%

Kitty Hawk Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 23.3%
US/American 21.9%
German 12.9%
Irish 10.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
Italian 4.6%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Scottish 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
French Canadian 1.1%
Norwegian 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Polish 0.9%
European 0.9%
Welsh 0.8%
British 0.8%
Swedish 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kitty Hawk, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Collington (27949)
Duck (27949)
Southrn Shore (27949)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kitty Hawk 2,991 $48,676
Kill Devil Hills 5,897 $44,681
Manteo 1,052 $40,139
Nags Head 2,700 $61,302
Southern Shores 2,201 $68,250

Wal-mart in Kitty Hawk

(As of 2006)
5400 N. Croatan Hwy/Suite 100
(252) 261-6011
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Campton, New Hampshire 88.4   24.6% 11.9% 24.7% 25 $46,492 5.7% 2% 2,719 8.8% 30.2 32.6% 1.5
2. Gilford, New Hampshire 86   21.6% 16.8% 34.9% 24 $56,554 5.3% 1.7% 6,803 3.3% 28.2 33.1% 0.6
3. Meredith, New Hampshire 85.9   25.2% 16.8% 30.3% 23 $54,764 4.9% 2.1% 5,943 6.6% 27.9 38.4% 0.8
4. Bennington, New Hampshire 83.4   27.2% 8.1% 24.8% 25 $52,153 6% 2% 1,401 7.9% 25 7.9% 0.7
5. Stowe, Vermont 82.2   29.1% 13.5% 54.1% 23 $64,700 4.1% 2.5% 4,339 6.8% 52.1 27% 1.2
6. McFarland, Wisconsin 82   22% 7.9% 35.6% 19 $71,218 6.4% 2.8% 6,416 3% 26.5 0.9% 0.6
7. Ellsworth, Maine 81.7   28.9% 17.2% 24.8% 23 $41,884 4.8% 2.2% 6,456 9.2% 55.8 15.8% 1.6
8. Brewer, Maine 77.4   29.6% 16.7% 25.5% 18 $46,632 5.5% 2.4% 8,987 10.5% 43.3 0.9% 0.9
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