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People

Total Population 2,825
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,632
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,250
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 12%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,294
Median House Value $341,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.3%
US/American 0%
English 19%
Irish 9.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nags Head Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 64 miles SE of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Dare
Standard Zip Codes 27959
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.957
Longitude -75.624

Nags Head 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 5.1 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 40.6 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 HATTERAS
Distance 51.5 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 53 F
Apr Temp 54 to 67 F
Jul Temp 74 to 85 F
Oct Temp 60 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Kill Devil Hills 6,881 $58,981
Kitty Hawk 3,362 $58,098
Manteo 1,522 $55,862
Southern Shores 2,789 $100,757

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nags Head Hospitals

THE OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL, INC
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
4800 SOUTH CROATAN HIGHWAY
(252) 449-4500
Emergency Service: Yes

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