Dare County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 34,573 (71% urban, 29% rural); it was 29,967 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,214
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,904
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,454
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,217 (it was 3,236 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 384 sq. mi.

Water area: 1177.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Dare County: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.4%), Educational, health and social services (12.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Dare County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 16,956  (44.5%)
Females: 16,964  (55.5%)
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Dare County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Dare County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,349 ($42,411 in 1999)

This county:

$55349
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $873 (lower quartile is $687, upper quartile is $1,081)
This county:

$873
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $295,239 (it was $128,600 in 2000)
Dare:

$295,239
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $196,150 - $422,873
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,571
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $488

Institutionalized population: 133

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 302 buildings, average cost: $319,500
  • 2008: 197 buildings, average cost: $342,100
  • 2009: 117 buildings, average cost: $299,200

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,486 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,604 (0.5%)

Dare County household income distribution in 2009 Dare County home values distribution Dare County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.0%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Black residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.6% for American Indian residents, 16.9% for other race residents, 18.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.0%
Dare County:

8.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.9% for Black residents, 10.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.2% for American Indian residents, 15.4% for other race residents, 19.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 47 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dare County is $568 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $697 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $921 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Southern Shores, Wanchese, Buxton, Manteo, Manns Harbor, Avon, Hatteras.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Dare County: Hatteras Inlet Light (A), Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (B), Brigand Bay (C), Oregon Inlet Lifeboat Station (D), Fort Hatteras (E), Fish Wildlife Service Headquarters (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Dare County: Little Grove Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Brigand Bay (A), No Ache (B), Bog Opening (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cape Creek (A), Boat Creek (B), Askins Creek (C), Terrapin Creek (D), Spencer Creek (E), Pea Island Creek (F), Pauls Ditch (G), North Drain (H), Joe Saur Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dare County include: National Park Service Headquarters (1), Cape Hatteras National Seashore (2), Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Bald Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Hyde County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 682
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 751 (43% naturalized citizens)

Dare County:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 280
  • 1990 to 1994: 80
  • 1985 to 1989: 45
  • 1980 to 1984: 18
  • 1975 to 1979: 25
  • 1970 to 1974: 55
  • 1970 to 1974: 31
  • 1965 to 1969: 217

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.0%

Dare County marital status for males Dare County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Dare County with a mortgage: 5,876 (468 second mortgage, 1,015 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,057

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dare County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,41021
Evangelical Protestant4,02335
Catholic1,7473
Other4524
None21,288-
Dare County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Dare County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This 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.
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:
Dare County:

24.3%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.0%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Dare County:

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $114,470
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $437.33
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $117,544
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $100,232
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 50 years
All wheat for grain: 471 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1506 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Dare County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 30929462.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/29/1990, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person

Earthquake activity:

Dare County-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 173.5 miles away from Dare County 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 81.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 327.1 miles away from the county 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 311.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.3 miles away from Dare County center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 181.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (20%)
  • United Kingdom (14%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Peru (7%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Cuba (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dare County (%):

  • English (23%)
  • United States or American (17%)
  • German (12%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Dare County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,849 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 2,184 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 95 (1%)
  • Walked: 344 (2%)
  • Other means: 180 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 728 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Dare County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 119 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Dare County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,543.

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%

2.50% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($12,612 average AGI)
4.69% relocated from other states ($36,472 average AGI)
Dare County:

4.69%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Chesapeake city, VA  0.22% ($57,800)
from Wake County, NC  0.18% ($58,360)
from Pasquotank County, NC  0.12% ($49,438)
from Tyrrell County, NC  0.11% ($19,267)


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%

3.02% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($13,713 average AGI)
4.21% relocated to other states ($20,777 average AGI)
Dare County:

4.21%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.21% ($40,000)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.20% ($28,148)
to Chesapeake city, VA  0.13% ($29,167)
to Buncombe County, NC  0.10% ($28,429)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Dare County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Dare County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Dare County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,780 (4,227 aged, 553 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5039.080
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 56.69
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 65493.17

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1533.790
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 817.040
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41.45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 256.610

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 29.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,768

Size of family households: 4,825 2-persons, 2,147 3-persons, 1,556 4-persons, 579 5-persons, 184 6-persons, 106 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,643 1-person, 1,020 2-persons, 183 3-persons, 67 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

4,507 married couples with children.
1,419 single-parent households (430 men, 989 women).

95.9% of residents of Dare County speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $219,611,000 ($6552 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $27,338,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $98,559,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,979,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $46,483,000
Federal grants: $13,279,000
Federal procurement contracts: $20,046,000 ($13,837,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,265,000 ($1,176,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $26,500,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,337,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,832,954,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,040
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,340
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +211
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,073
Here:

+91 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Dare County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.03 millions of gallons per day (96% from ground, 4% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 174
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,376
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,439
  • 1980 to 1989: 11,148
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,780
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,522
  • 1950 to 1959: 899
  • 1940 to 1949: 333
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,104
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dare County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 51
  • 3 rooms: 404
  • 4 rooms: 1,216
  • 5 rooms: 2,372
  • 6 rooms: 2,280
  • 7 rooms: 1,467
  • 8 rooms: 876
  • 9+ rooms: 786
  • 1 room: 33
  • 2 rooms: 160
  • 3 rooms: 459
  • 4 rooms: 961
  • 5 rooms: 865
  • 6 rooms: 416
  • 7 rooms: 210
  • 8 rooms: 107
  • 9+ rooms: 25
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dare County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 146
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,791
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,251
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,905
  • 5+ bedrooms: 359
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 355
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,318
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,226
  • 4 bedrooms: 251
  • 5+ bedrooms: 42
Cars and other vehicles available in Dare County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 218
  • 1 vehicle: 2,677
  • 2 vehicles: 4,763
  • 3 vehicles: 1,449
  • 4 vehicles: 264
  • 5+ vehicles: 83
  • no vehicle: 202
  • 1 vehicle: 1,615
  • 2 vehicles: 1,103
  • 3 vehicles: 237
  • 4 vehicles: 62
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

51% of Dare County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 26% lived in North Carolina.

Dare County:

50.5%
State average:

54.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $146,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dare County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (79.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.1%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Electricity (78.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 177
Here:

5.7%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 106
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 75
Here:

13.5%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Dare County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,876,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $41,585,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,347,000
    General - Other: $1,856,000
    Water Utilities: $1,245,000
    Parks and Recreation: $953,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,260,000
    Health - Other: $13,273,000
    Liquor Stores: $7,197,000
    General - Other: $7,168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,890,000
    Police Protection: $5,877,000
    Sewerage: $4,171,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,639,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,493,000
    Financial Administration: $2,627,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,911,000
    Water Utilities: $1,787,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,391,000
    Libraries: $770,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $588,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $397,000
    Local Fire Protection: $232,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,060,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $555,000
    Health - Other: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $1,118,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $980,000
    Water Utilities: $520,000
    Police Protection: $439,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    Health - Other: $410,000
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000
    Correctional Institutions: $125,000
    Financial Administration: $114,000
    General Public Building: $48,000
    Central Staff Services: $22,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $58,248,000

Dare County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,944,000
    All Other: $4,398,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,733,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,026,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $409,000
    Parks and Recreation: $316,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $292,000
    All Other: $260,000
    Education: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,341,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,896,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $9,530,000
    Water Utilities: $2,976,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $27,334,000
    Public Welfare: $3,048,000
    All Other: $767,000
    Health and Hospitals: $526,000
    General Local Government Support: $375,000
    Sewerage: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,432,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,096,000
    NEC: $5,803,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,638,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,279,000
    Other License: $605,000

Dare County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $170,565,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,970,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,555,000

Dare County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,727,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,144,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,463,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Dare County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Dare County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Dare County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William14472.8 years
Mary11178.3 years
John10475.4 years
James10269.8 years
Robert9970.7 years
Joseph5773.1 years
George5675.1 years
Charles5372.6 years
Margaret4382.1 years
Elizabeth4282.6 years
Most common last names in Dare County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Midgett9977.0 years
Daniels6878.1 years
Tillett5777.4 years
Williams4674.3 years
Scarborough4173.7 years
Smith3876.6 years
Etheridge3876.8 years
Davis3476.5 years
Meekins3481.1 years
Mann3373.6 years
Businesses in Dare County, NC
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4KFC1
AT&T1Kincaid1
Ace Hardware4Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1McDonald's3
Best Western1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS3Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos2
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen3Rite Aid2
DressBarn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dressbarn1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts2Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx9Starbucks1
Ford1Subway7
GNC3The Room Place1
Gap1U-Haul2
Goodwill1U.S. Cellular2
Gymboree1UPS18
H&R Block2Vans11
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
IZOD1Wendy's1
J.Crew1YMCA1
Jones New York2

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