Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,496 (66% urban, 34% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.9%
 
Males: 1,726  (49.4%)
Females: 1,770  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

50.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27949.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,997 (it was $42,813 in 2000)
Kitty Hawk:

$64,997
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,287 (it was $22,960 in 2000)

Kitty Hawk town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $341,656 (it was $139,000 in 2000)
Kitty Hawk:

$341,656
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $315,760; detached houses: $345,564; townhouses or other attached units: $239,989; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $259,115; mobile homes: $26,207

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,230.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kitty Hawk: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.2%
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  • Races in Kitty Hawk, NC (2010)
    • 3,07894.1%White alone
    • 962.9%Hispanic
    • 351.1%Two or more races
    • 280.9%Black alone
    • 270.8%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Kitty Hawk detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kitty Hawk is 695 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Kitty Hawk by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(29.7)
2
(58.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
2
(59.7)
5
(146.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.4)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.0)
1
(29.9)
1
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(148.5)
4
(116.8)
1
(29.5)
1
(29.9)
6
(179.1)
1
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
3
(88.0)
2
(58.4)
8
(229.8)
2
(57.0)
4
(113.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
68
(2,019)
33
(963.5)
31
(914.2)
38
(1,136)
69
(2,059)
31
(935.7)
28
(837.8)
22
(657.1)
28
(821.1)
29
(846.7)
31
(890.3)
35
(998.0)
24
(680.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
86
(2,553)
96
(2,803)
90
(2,654)
110
(3,289)
57
(1,701)
98
(2,958)
142
(4,249)
110
(3,286)
95
(2,786)
133
(3,883)
98
(2,814)
146
(4,163)
99
(2,805)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(148.5)
6
(175.2)
9
(265.4)
4
(119.6)
2
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
3
(89.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.4)
3
(86.2)
3
(85.5)
2
(56.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(59.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.4)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)317.7263.6215.0259.6261.7250.2254.9238.4303.8230.9290.9300.3232.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Kitty Hawk, NC

Crime rate in Kitty Hawk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.53
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (23.2%), English (20.8%), Scottish (7.9%), German (7.7%), Italian (5.3%), Irish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 8.18 square miles.

Population density: 428 people per square mile   (low).

Kitty Hawk, North Carolina map

144 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

4.1%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,280 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,638 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (56.5 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (272.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Southern Shores, NC (1.9 miles ),
Kill Devil Hills, NC (2.0 miles ),
Duck, NC (2.6 miles ),
Nags Head, NC (3.3 miles ),
Manteo, NC (3.5 miles ),
Manns Harbor, NC (3.7 miles ),
Wanchese, NC (4.1 miles ),
Coinjock, NC (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 36.08 N, Longitude: 75.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,830 (+52.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 817 (39.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Distribution of median household income in Kitty Hawk, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kitty Hawk, NC in 2017
Kitty Hawk satellite photo by USGS

Kitty Hawk tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 1999: 78 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2001: 84 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2002: 83 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $307,400
  • 2006: 34 buildings, average cost: $359,200
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $298,200
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $308,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $278,200
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $285,400
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $330,900
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $253,200
  • 2016: 24 buildings, average cost: $275,500
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $266,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Kitty Hawk, NC residents
Average permit cost in Kitty Hawk, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,039 (+53.2%).
Most common industries in Kitty Hawk, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.9%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (28.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Kitty Hawk, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Carpenters (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Kitty Hawk-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Kitty Hawk town center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1978, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kitty Hawk-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 160.4 miles away from Kitty Hawk 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 91.3 miles away from Kitty Hawk 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 294.7 miles away from Kitty Hawk center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from Kitty Hawk center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 168.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 172.9 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kitty Hawk topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kitty Hawk:

  • REGIONAL MEDICAL SERVICES INC (5200 N CROATAN HWY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Kitty Hawk:

  • COLONY RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NAGS HEAD, NC)
  • THE OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; NAGS HEAD, NC)
  • DARE COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MANTEO, NC)
  • DARE HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MANTEO, NC)

Heliports located in Kitty Hawk:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kitty Hawk:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 32 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,803)
  • Regent University (about 57 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • ECPI University (about 60 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Norfolk State University (about 62 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 63 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Old Dominion University (about 66 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Hampton University (about 75 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)

Public elementary/middle school in Kitty Hawk:

Private elementary/middle schools in Kitty Hawk:

  • HERON POND MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 86, Location: 3910 POOR RIDGE RD, Grades: PK-4)
  • SONSHINE CHILDREN'S LEARNING CENTER (Students: 52, Location: 100 BEACON DR, Grades: PK-3)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kitty Hawk: Kitty Hawk Landing (A), Sound Landing (B), Poor Ridge Landing (C), Vistor County/Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce (D), Alcohol Law Enforcement (E), Southern Shores Police Department (F), Kitty Hawk Police Administration (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Austin Cemetery (1), Baum Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Duck Village Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 1207 Duck Road).

Hotels: Buccaneer Motel (3512 Virginia Dare Trail North), Four Seasons in Duck (157 Four Seasons Lane), Four Seasons in Duck POA Inc (105 Four Seasons Lane), Beach Haven Motel (4104 Virginia Dare Trail), Holiday Inn Exp Kitty Hawk (3919 North Croatan Highway).

Dare County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.5%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Kitty Hawk (2011 data):

  • Bank of Hampton Roads: Kitty Hawk Branch at 3600 North Croatan Highway, branch established on 2002/09/09; Southern Shores Branch at 5406 N Croatan Highway, branch established on 2006/04/06. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $1,899.1 mil, Deposits: $1,581.4 mil, headquarters in Norfolk, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Kitty Hawk Branch at 4804 North Croatan Highway, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Kitty Hawk Branch at 5416 N Croatan Hwy, branch established on 2006/05/08. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Kitty Hawk Branch at 4701 N. Croatan Highway, branch established on 1982/01/27. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The East Carolina Bank: Southern Shores/Kitty Hawk Branch at Highway 158 And Juniper Trail, branch established on 1984/05/11. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $921.7 mil, Deposits: $797.6 mil, headquarters in Engelhard, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ecb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Monarch Bank: Obx Branch at 3708 N. Croatan Highway, branch established on 2007/05/01. Info updated 2007/03/01: Bank assets: $909.3 mil, Deposits: $744.8 mil, headquarters in Chesapeake, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Monarch Financial Holdings, Inc

For population 15 years and over in Kitty Hawk:

Marital status in Kitty Hawk, NC
  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kitty Hawk:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kitty Hawk
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kitty Hawk, NC (based on Dare County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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.
State:

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

9.50 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

36.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dare County:

8.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kitty Hawk:

46.7%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.5%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Kitty Hawk:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.1%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kitty Hawk:

8.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kitty Hawk:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

52.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Kitty Hawk:

76.2%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kitty Hawk, 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
Police Protection - Officers 16$66,858$50,1441$399
Firefighters 9$36,947$49,26321$17,457
Financial Administration 5$25,454$61,0901$1,488
Other Government Administration 4$19,490$58,4708$1,550
Police - Other 2$6,350$38,1000$0
Fire - Other 1$2,867$34,4040$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$0
Totals for Government 37$157,966$51,23233$20,894

Kitty Hawk government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $104,000 ($29.75)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,588,000 ($454.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,107,000 ($316.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,038,000 ($296.91)
    Financial Administration: $446,000 ($127.57)
    General Public Buildings: $444,000 ($127.00)
    General - Other: $376,000 ($107.55)
    Central Staff Services: $372,000 ($106.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $260,000 ($74.37)
    Regular Highways: $138,000 ($39.47)
    Health - Other: $103,000 ($29.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($10.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000 ($29.46)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $33,000 ($9.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $90,000 ($25.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($4.86)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($4.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,665,000 ($476.26)

Kitty Hawk government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $14,000 ($4.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $172,000 ($49.20)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($5.43)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($5.15)
    Rents: $5,000 ($1.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $479,000 ($137.01)
    Other: $350,000 ($100.11)
    Highways: $106,000 ($30.32)
  • Tax - Property: $2,634,000 ($753.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,270,000 ($363.27)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $911,000 ($260.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $154,000 ($44.05)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.57)

Kitty Hawk government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,994,000 ($856.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,815,000 ($805.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,000 ($51.20)

Kitty Hawk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,734,000 ($1354.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,172,000 ($335.24)

7.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Currituck County, NC  0.75% ($37,839 average AGI)
from Chesapeake city, VA  0.21% ($102,242)
from Wake County, NC  0.18% ($59,483)


6.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Currituck County, NC  0.86% ($44,707 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.34% ($33,115)
to Chesapeake city, VA  0.17% ($50,692)
Businesses in Kitty Hawk, NC
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Quiznos1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx3Starbucks1
GNC1Subway2
Holiday Inn1The Room Place1
Home Depot1UPS5
Kincaid1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kitty Hawk:

  • 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.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kitty Hawk:

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

TV broadcast stations around Kitty Hawk:

  • WSKY-TV (Channel 4; MANTEO, NC; Owner: SKY TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
Kitty Hawk fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kitty Hawk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 3,002ft / 915mTotal length
  • 59,490Total average daily traffic
  • 5,803Total average daily truck traffic
  • 118,980Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kitty Hawk)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Kitty Hawk Fire Dept (Lat: 36.064611 Lon: -75.712389), Call Sign: WGQ823, Licensee ID: L00442895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, 154.160 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2002, Expiration Date: 01/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012, Registrant: County Of Dare, Manteo, NC 27954, Phone: (919) 473-3481
  • Kitty Hawk Fire Dept (Lat: 36.064611 Lon: -75.712389), Call Sign: KNCH548, Licensee ID: L00442895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHz, 155.925 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2002, Expiration Date: 01/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012, Registrant: County Of Dare, Manteo, NC 27954, Phone: (919) 473-3481
  • Town Hall (Lat: 36.072389 Lon: -75.713500), Call Sign: KNGB267, Licensee ID: L00050882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.425 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2003, Expiration Date: 03/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013, Registrant: Kitty Hawk, Town Of, Po Box 549, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • 983 Kitty Hawk Rd (Lat: 36.072389 Lon: -75.713500), Call Sign: WNRL513,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2014, Expiration Date: 03/01/2025, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • 859 West Kitty Hawk Road (Lat: 36.071639 Lon: -75.732222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.5 m, Call Sign: WQBS379,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.325 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/2014, Expiration Date: 12/03/2024, Certifier: Lowell Spivey, Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 36.083639 Lon: -75.707361, Call Sign: WQTJ548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 461.762 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2014, Expiration Date: 02/18/2024, Certifier: Sam Barker, Registrant: Gately Communication Co., 320 West Lake Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, Phone: (252) 441-2066, Fax: (252) 441-0913, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Kitty Hawk Const Office .3 Mi Sw Of Int Sr 1206 & Us Rt 158 (Lat: 36.093472 Lon: -75.733500), Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WNTA489,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.706 MHz, 928.706 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2019, Expiration Date: 01/31/2029, Registrant: Virginia Electric And Power Company, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5170, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • KITTY HAWK, 3 Mi Sw Of Int Sr 1206 & Us Rt 158 Kitty Haw (Lat: 36.093500 Lon: -75.733528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.8 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WNTT927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2019, Expiration Date: 01/31/2029, Registrant: Virginia Electric And Power Company, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5170, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • Kitty Hawk, Woods Road At Old School Lane (Lat: 36.075167 Lon: -75.718556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQFS218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/2016, Expiration Date: 09/20/2026, Certifier: Harold Meacombs, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • KITTY HAWK, 4371 The Woods Road (Lat: 36.075222 Lon: -75.718556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 98.5 m, Call Sign: WQMI549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/16/2010, Expiration Date: 08/16/2020, Certifier: Major Almey Gray, Registrant: Motorola, Inc., 8757 Red Oak Blvd, Suite 220, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704) 372-4776, Fax: (704) 370-6562, Email:
  • STATION, Int Of Us Rt 158 & St Rt 1206 0.3 Mi W On Rt 1206 (Lat: 36.066250 Lon: -75.701556), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WGX728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2131.60 MHz, 1885.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/1991, Expiration Date: 06/20/1996, Cancellation Date: 05/25/1995, Phone: (804) 550-5834

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kitty Hawk)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2046M , Serial Number: 20818, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 03/20/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher N Smith, 4041 Creek Rd, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2091P , Serial Number: 32-7940041, Year manufactured: 1979, Certificate Issue Date: 05/06/2004
    Registrant (LLC): Coastal Flyers LLC, 7013 Martins Point Rd, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 214PJ , Serial Number: 18266080, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 01/18/2000
    Registrant (LLC): W W M R LLC, 5141 Sycamore Ln, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Aircraft: LANCAIR COMPANY LC41-550FG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550 SER (280 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 234KT , Serial Number: 41023, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Cessna 182 LLC, 4535 Hilltop Ln, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3546F , Serial Number: 18257546, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 04/07/2011
    Registrant (LLC): N3546f LLC, Po Box 210, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Aircraft: BEECH A35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8416A , Serial Number: D-1851, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/20/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel I Smith, 63 E Dogwood Trl, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9294V , Serial Number: 690082, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 07/28/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Sean S Mulligan, 203 Mizzen Mast Ln, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 78 took place in 2009, and the least - 4 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kitty Hawk, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.3%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kitty Hawk, NC
    • 30650.3%Structure Fires
    • 18931.1%Outside Fires
    • 6911.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 447.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kitty Hawk, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina:

  • Holiday Inn Express Kitty Hawk Beach, 3919 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 27949 , Phone: (252) 261-4888, Fax: (252) 261-3387
  • Sanderling Inn & Resort, 1461 Duck Rd, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 27949 , Phone: (919) 261-4111, Fax: (919) 261-1352
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 5353 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 27949 , Phone: (252) 261-1290, Fax: (252) 255-0153
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina


Kitty Hawk 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 25 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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