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Demographics

People

Total Population2,827
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens35.4%
Employed Population 16+1,354
Age of the Population56

Families

% of people married65.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher53.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,603
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,380

Wealth

Median Family Income$103,250
% Above Poverty Level98.3%
% Below Poverty Level1.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home10.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,656
Median House Value$444,000

Ancestry

English18.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%
Irish14.7%
Italian9.6%
Scottish5.4%
Dutch3.4%
Polish2.9%
French Except Basque2.9%
Swedish2%
Welsh1.7%
Swiss1%
Norwegian0.9%
Czech0.8%
Greek0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Canadian0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
German0.2%
Russian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
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Southern Shores Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dare County
Standard Zip Codes27949
Phone Area Codes252
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.07
Approximate Longitude-75.71

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)

StationMANTEO AP
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp36 to 52 F
Apr Temp51 to 69 F
Jul Temp72 to 86 F
Oct Temp57 to 71 F
Annual Precip51.6 inches
StationELIZABETH CITY
Distance28.9 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp48 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp52 to 74 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches
StationPLYMOUTH 5 E
Distance54.7 miles
Jan Temp33 to 54 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip52 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Kill Devil Hills6,948$58,011
Kitty Hawk3,403$61,000
Manteo1,638$64,583
Nags Head2,858$83,333
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