Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 6,931 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.5%
 
Males: 3,555  (51.3%)
Females: 3,376  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27948.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,660 (it was $39,713 in 2000)
Kill Devil Hills:

$54,660
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,830 (it was $20,679 in 2000)

Kill Devil Hills town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $262,089 (it was $102,500 in 2000)
Kill Devil Hills:

$262,089
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,058.

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  • Races in Kill Devil Hills, NC (2010)

    Kill Devil Hills races chart
    • 5,75586.1%White alone
    • 6089.1%Hispanic
    • 1171.8%Two or more races
    • 921.4%Asian alone
    • 771.2%Black alone
    • 260.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Kill Devil Hills detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kill Devil Hills: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.4%), Irish (15.3%), English (13.0%), United States (5.9%), Polish (5.4%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 5.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,255 people per square mile   (low).

Kill Devil Hills,NC real estate house value index trend

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Kill Devil Hills:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kill Devil Hills town:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

447 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 2.1% Europe).

This town:

6.5%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,524 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,299 (0.6%)

Kill Devil Hills satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (60.6 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (276.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Kitty Hawk, NC (2.0 miles ), Nags Head, NC (2.7 miles ), Southern Shores, NC (2.8 miles ), Manteo, NC (2.9 miles ), Manns Harbor, NC (3.3 miles ), Duck, NC (3.3 miles ), Wanchese, NC (3.5 miles ), Coinjock, NC (5.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 1999: 122 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2000: 146 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2001: 143 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2002: 138 buildings, average cost: $236,500
  • 2003: 111 buildings, average cost: $251,000
  • 2004: 135 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2005: 191 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2006: 78 buildings, average cost: $272,400
  • 2007: 82 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $273,900
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2014: 46 buildings, average cost: $272,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.03 N, Longitude: 75.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -397 (-5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,649 (39.5%)

Area code: 252

Kill Devil Hills household income distribution Kill Devil Hills home values distribution

Crime rates in Kill Devil Hills by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012 2013 2014
Murders 01000100102
per 100,000 0.016.00.00.00.014.90.00.014.60.028.7
Rapes 58847431335
per 100,000 82.0128.1125.361.2104.859.545.014.943.943.771.7
Robberies 21458236623
per 100,000 32.816.062.676.5119.729.845.089.287.929.143.0
Assaults 261616322516N/A47373733
per 100,000 426.5256.1250.5489.9374.2238.2N/A698.8542.0538.7473.1
Burglaries 146136121150105118168146144139116
per 100,000 2,395.02,177.01,894.52,296.41,571.61,756.52,518.72,170.72,109.32,023.61,662.8
Thefts 406283292346305319406407260172217
per 100,000 6,660.14,530.24,571.85,297.04,565.24,748.46,087.06,051.13,808.42,504.03,110.7
Auto thefts 17272513221718131479
per 100,000 278.9432.2391.4199.0329.3253.1269.9193.3205.1101.9129.0
Arson 32501121021
per 100,000 49.232.078.30.015.014.930.014.90.029.114.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.9) 506.1458.2423.1458.0421.2383.1441.9482.1422.8329.2388.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kill Devil Hills detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.16
North Carolina average:

2.41

Kill Devil Hills tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,609 (+37.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Kill Devil Hills: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Kill Devil Hills-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1978, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the Kill Devil Hills town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1982, a category F2 tornado 2.4 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kill Devil Hills-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from Kill Devil Hills center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 298.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Kill Devil Hills center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 334.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dare County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kill Devil Hills topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kill Devil Hills:

  • COLONY RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NAGS HEAD, NC)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; KITTY HAWK, NC)
  • THE OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; NAGS HEAD, NC)
  • DARE COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MANTEO, NC)
  • DARE HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MANTEO, NC)

airports located in Kill Devil Hills:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kill Devil Hills:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 35 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,803)
  • Regent University (about 62 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • ECPI University (about 64 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Norfolk State University (about 66 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 67 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Old Dominion University (about 70 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Hampton University (about 79 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)

Public high school in Kill Devil Hills:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kill Devil Hills:

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Notable locations in Kill Devil Hills: Kill Devil Hill Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant (A), East Albemarle Regional Library - Kill Devil Hills Branch (B), North Carolina State Highway Patrol (C), Dare County Sheriff Civil Division (D), Kill Devil Hills Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kill Devil Hills include: Wright Brothers National Memorial (1), Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Libraries - Kill Devil Hills (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 400 South Mustian Street), Colington Speedway (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1064 Colington Road), Lost Treasure Golf (1600 South Croatan Highway).

Hotels: Colony IV Motel - Accounting OFC (405 South Virginia Dare Trail), Clarion Hotel On The Ocean (1601 South Virginia Dare Trail), Budget Host Inn (Highway 158 Bypass), Econo Lodge (Highway 158 Bypass), First Flight Lounge (1601 North Virginia Dare Trail), Clarion Oceanfront (1601 North Virginia Dare Trail), First Flight Inn (805 South Virginia Dare Trail), Days Inn Oceanfront (101 North Virginia Dare Trail), Comfort Inn North Oceanfront (401 North Virginia Dare Trail).

Dare County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.2%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.4% for Black residents, 16.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Kill Devil Hills (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Kill Devil Hills Branch at 2906 North Croatan Highway, branch established on 1984/09/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Towne Bank: Kill Devil Hills Branch at 3105 North Croatan Highway, branch established on 2003/06/19. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $4,081.8 mil, Deposits: $3,206.8 mil, headquarters in Portsmouth, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Kill Devil Hills Main Branch at 1920 North Croatan Highway, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Bank: Kill Devil Hills Branch 13 at 2007 Croatan Hwy, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Kill Devil Hills Branch at 202 South Croatan Highway, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
North Carolina average:

12.4

Kill Devil Hills travel time to work - commute Kill Devil Hills mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Kill Devil Hills town (based on Dare County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,41021
Evangelical Protestant4,02335
Catholic1,7473
Other4524
None21,288-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Dare County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Dare County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Dare County:

9.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Here:

36.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dare County:

24.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.9%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kill Devil Hills:

54.2%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kill Devil Hills:

17.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kill Devil Hills:

7.2%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.0%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Kill Devil Hills:

62.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Kill Devil Hills:

81.5%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kill Devil Hills, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$39,757$59,6360$0
Other Government Administration 12$67,653$67,6535$3,380
Police Protection - Officers 29$127,746$52,8600$0
Police - Other 4$14,608$43,8240$0
Firefighters 19$86,510$54,63819$1,023
Fire - Other 1$3,990$47,8800$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,781$38,3430$0
Solid Waste Management 8$25,831$38,7470$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,736$52,4160$0
Water Supply 15$58,434$46,7470$0
Other and Unallocable 9$32,318$43,0910$0
Totals for Government 111$478,364$51,71524$4,403

Kill Devil Hills government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $188,000 ($27.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,389,000 ($200.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,134,000 ($163.61)
    Fire Protection: $1,099,000 ($158.56)
    Sewerage: $1,090,000 ($157.26)
    Central Staff Services: $933,000 ($134.61)
    Financial Administration: $549,000 ($79.21)
    General - Other: $508,000 ($73.29)
    Water Utilities: $467,000 ($67.38)
    Regular Highways: $322,000 ($46.46)
    General Public Buildings: $298,000 ($43.00)
    Health Services - Other: $89,000 ($12.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($3.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $643,000 ($92.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000 ($25.39)
    Police Protection: $168,000 ($24.24)
    General Public Building: $142,000 ($20.49)
    Water Utilities: $127,000 ($18.32)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($11.54)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($2.45)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,828,000 ($552.30)

Kill Devil Hills government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,604,000 ($231.42)
    All Other: $60,000 ($8.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($2.02)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $124,000 ($17.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,248,000 ($180.06)
    All Other: $42,000 ($6.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $957,000 ($138.08)
    Interest Earnings: $367,000 ($52.95)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $687,000 ($99.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $253,000 ($36.50)
    General Support: $200,000 ($28.86)
    All Other: $40,000 ($5.77)
  • Tax - Property: $3,519,000 ($507.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,599,000 ($230.70)
    NEC: $327,000 ($47.18)

Kill Devil Hills government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,671,000 ($2116.72)

7.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($632 average AGI)
Dare County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Currituck County, NC  0.56% ($35,416 average AGI)
from Pitt County, NC  0.25% ($25,118)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.24% ($46,576)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($375 average AGI)
Dare County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Currituck County, NC  0.66% ($31,878 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.34% ($28,319)
to Pitt County, NC  0.21% ($32,586)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kill Devil Hills:

  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WOBX (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WANCHESE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kill Devil Hills:

  • WZPR (92.3 FM; NAGS HEAD, NC; Owner: CONVERGENT BROADCASTING OUTER BANKS LLC)
  • WCXL (104.1 FM; KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC; Owner: MAX RADIO OF THE CAROLINAS LICENSES LLC)
  • WVOD (99.1 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: CONVERGENT BROADCASTING LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOBR-FM (95.3 FM; WANCHESE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBX-FM (98.1 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WURI (90.9 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WFMI (100.9 FM; SOUTHERN SHORES, NC; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • W219BO (91.7 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WWOC (94.5 FM; HATTERAS, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kill Devil Hills:

  • WSKY-TV (Channel 4; MANTEO, NC; Owner: SKY TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
Kill Devil Hills fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kill Devil Hills fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • 21,500Total average daily traffic
  • 1,405Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,000Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kill Devil Hills)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kill Devil Hills, NC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • KILL DEVIL HILLS, Lat: 36.021694 Lon: -75.680694, Call Sign: WQIX542
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018, Certifier: Cathy B MillerRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N. Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • KILL DEVIL HILLS, Lat: 36.009333 Lon: -75.660222, Call Sign: WQJH434
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2008, Expiration Date: 09/10/2018, Certifier: Beaulah AshbyRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • First Flight Airport (Lat: 36.016583 Lon: -75.674000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.2 m, Call Sign: WPXZ337, Licensee ID: L00019456
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.075 MHzGrant Date: 06/05/2008, Expiration Date: 07/03/2018Registrant: First Flight - Awos, 1560 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1560, Phone: (919) 814-0550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kill Devil Hills)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kill Devil Hills)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kill Devil Hills and their reported violations in the past:

DARE COUNTY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 22,766, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2010)
DARE CO-CAPE HATTERAS WATER (Population served: 5,486, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-22-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2008)
DARE CO-RWS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,808, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kill Devil Hills that have no violations reported:

  • DARE CO-STUMPY POINT WATER SYS (Population served: 269, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 68
  • Hazardous Condition: 278
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Kill Devil Hills

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kill Devil Hills, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina:

  • Days Inn-oceanfront, 101 N Virginia Dare TRL, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 441-7211
  • Quality Inn Carolina Oceanfront, 401 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 480-2600, Fax: (252) 480-2873
  • Days Inn Mariner, 180 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 441-2021, Fax: (252) 441-8700
  • Cavalier Motel, Inc, 601 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 441-5584
  • Shutters On The Banks, 405 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 441-5581, Fax: (252) 480-3033
  • Travelodge, 804 N Va Dare, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 441-0411, Fax: (252) 441-7811
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
Most common first names in Kill Devil Hills, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4270.8 years
James3367.7 years
Robert2967.9 years
John2174.8 years
Mary1975.0 years
Joseph1968.5 years
Charles1672.9 years
George1578.0 years
Walter1374.8 years
Helen1377.0 years
Most common last names in Kill Devil Hills, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown972.1 years
Smith974.9 years
Miller867.2 years
Johnson874.0 years
Williams878.6 years
Midgett769.7 years
Harrell667.0 years
Beasley676.2 years
Moore672.8 years
Jones665.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Kill Devil Hills, NC
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kmart1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
Fashion Bug1UPS3
FedEx2Vans2
GNC1Walgreens1
Jones New York2Wendy's1

Kill Devil Hills compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Kill Devil Hills on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
There are 28 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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  • Benjamin N. Lipchak (3)
  • John Thomas Payne, Iii (1)
  • Howard C. Kress (1)
  • William Ted Nash (1)
  • Ian Gallimore (1)
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2016.