Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 3,395 (66% urban, 34% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 1,663  (49.0%)
Females: 1,732  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  48.9 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27949.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,628 (it was $42,813 in 2000)
Kitty Hawk:

$51,628
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,387 (it was $22,960 in 2000)

Kitty Hawk town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $322,563 (it was $139,000 in 2000)
Kitty Hawk:

$322,563
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,102.

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  • Races in Kitty Hawk, NC (2010)

    Kitty Hawk races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kitty Hawk: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.3%), Irish (16.8%), German (13.6%), United States (13.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 8.18 square miles.

Population density: 415 people per square mile   (low).

Kitty Hawk,NC real estate house value index trend

Kitty Hawk, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Kitty Hawk:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kitty Hawk town:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

124 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe).

This town:

3.7%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Kitty Hawk to the number of sex offenders is 3,331 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,738 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,930 (0.6%)

Kitty Hawk satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.08 N, Longitude: 75.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,009 (+59.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,102 (54.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Kitty Hawk household income distribution Kitty Hawk home values distribution

Crime rates in Kitty Hawk by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.030.20.00.00.0
Rapes 010120100125
per 100,000 0.031.20.029.758.40.029.90.00.029.959.7146.6
Robberies 000102110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.029.70.059.029.929.80.00.00.00.0
Assaults 471541161013
per 100,000 129.4218.530.4148.5116.829.529.9179.130.20.029.988.0
Burglaries 695459683331386931282228
per 100,000 2,232.31,685.41,791.12,019.0963.5914.21,136.42,059.1935.7837.8657.1821.1
Thefts 1219571869690110579814211095
per 100,000 3,914.62,965.02,155.42,553.42,802.92,654.13,289.51,701.02,958.04,249.03,285.52,785.9
Auto thefts 1120569420130
per 100,000 355.962.40.0148.5175.2265.4119.659.70.029.989.60.0
Arson 110200002100
per 100,000 32.431.20.059.40.00.00.00.060.429.90.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.2) 329.4278.3195.2285.0236.5192.8232.8234.7224.4228.7213.8272.5

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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 Kitty Hawk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.69
North Carolina average:

2.41

Kitty Hawk tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1,039 (+53.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Kitty Hawk: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 the city 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 the city 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 Kitty Hawk 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 (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).
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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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.2%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)
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

Kitty Hawk, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
North Carolina average:

12.4

Kitty Hawk travel time to work - commute Kitty Hawk mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

Kitty Hawk government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $880,000 ($259.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $593,000 ($174.67)
    Central Staff Services: $576,000 ($169.66)
    Fire Protection: $317,000 ($93.37)
    General - Other: $109,000 ($32.11)
    Health Services - Other: $84,000 ($24.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $67,000 ($19.73)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($12.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $336,000 ($98.97)
    General - Other: $210,000 ($61.86)
    Central Staff: $26,000 ($7.66)
    General Public Building: $22,000 ($6.48)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.47)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,301,000 ($383.21)

Kitty Hawk government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $4,000 ($1.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $193,000 ($56.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $568,000 ($167.30)
    All Other: $104,000 ($30.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $403,000 ($118.70)
    Interest Earnings: $91,000 ($26.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($18.26)
    Rents: $5,000 ($1.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $117,000 ($34.46)
    Highways: $112,000 ($32.99)
    All Other: $33,000 ($9.72)
  • Tax - Property: $1,543,000 ($454.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $656,000 ($193.23)
    NEC: $227,000 ($66.86)

Kitty Hawk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,034,000 ($1482.77)

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 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 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Kitty Hawk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 22,220Total average daily traffic
  • 2,605Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,440Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2002, Expiration Date: 01/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2002, Expiration Date: 01/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/2003, Expiration Date: 03/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2014, Expiration Date: 03/01/2025Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/2014, Expiration Date: 12/03/2024, Certifier: Lowell SpiveyRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2014, Expiration Date: 02/18/2024, Certifier: Sam BarkerRegistrant: 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:

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  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019Registrant: Virginia Electric And Power Company, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5177, 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: 6745.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019Registrant: Virginia Electric And Power Company, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5177, 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2006, Expiration Date: 09/20/2016, Certifier: Harold MeacombsRegistrant: North Carolina Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2010, Expiration Date: 08/16/2020, Certifier: Major Almey GrayRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/20/1991, Expiration Date: 06/20/1996, Cancellation Date: 05/25/1995Registrant: Phone: (804) 550-5834

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kitty Hawk)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 108
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Kitty Hawk

See full 2006 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
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 5353 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 27949 , Phone: (252) 261-1290, Fax: (252) 255-0153
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
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

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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There are 25 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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