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People

Total Population 2,759
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 30.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,321
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 67.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 54.4%
Median Earnings25+ $32,422
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $8,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,423

Wealth

Median Family Income $97,604
% Above Poverty Level 98%
% Below Poverty Level 2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 10.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,590
Median House Value $450,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.1%
US/American 0%
English 20.2%
Irish 14.8%

Southern Shores Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 50 miles SE 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 36.138
Longitude -75.731

Southern Shores 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 15.5 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 28.9 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 PLYMOUTH 5 E
Distance 54.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 52 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Southern Shores, 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.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Kill Devil Hills 6,810 $58,250
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Manteo 1,472 $57,000
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