Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 7,117 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.7%
 
Males: 3,414  (48.0%)
Females: 3,703  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27948.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,358 (it was $39,713 in 2000)
Kill Devil Hills:

$53,358
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,460 (it was $20,679 in 2000)

Kill Devil Hills town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $255,418 (it was $102,500 in 2000)
Kill Devil Hills:

$255,418
NC:

$171,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,177.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kill Devil Hills: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 89.7% for Black residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.9% for other race residents, 79.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kill Devil Hills, NC (2017)
    • 6,00384.2%White alone
    • 89612.6%Hispanic
    • 1301.8%Two or more races
    • 500.7%Asian alone
    • 130.2%Black alone
    • 120.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kill Devil Hills is 788 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Kill Devil Hills by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(61.2)
7
(104.8)
4
(59.5)
3
(45.0)
1
(14.9)
3
(43.9)
3
(43.7)
5
(71.7)
7
(98.1)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(76.5)
8
(119.7)
2
(29.8)
3
(45.0)
6
(89.2)
6
(87.9)
2
(29.1)
3
(43.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(13.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(489.9)
25
(374.2)
16
(238.2)
N/A47
(698.8)
37
(542.0)
37
(538.7)
33
(473.1)
33
(462.7)
20
(278.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
150
(2,296)
105
(1,572)
118
(1,756)
168
(2,519)
146
(2,171)
144
(2,109)
139
(2,024)
116
(1,663)
150
(2,103)
219
(3,044)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
346
(5,297)
305
(4,565)
319
(4,748)
406
(6,087)
407
(6,051)
260
(3,808)
172
(2,504)
217
(3,111)
188
(2,636)
214
(2,975)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(199.0)
22
(329.3)
17
(253.1)
18
(269.9)
13
(193.3)
14
(205.1)
7
(101.9)
9
(129.0)
6
(84.1)
11
(152.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.0)
1
(14.9)
2
(30.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.1)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)558.5513.5467.1538.8587.9515.6401.4473.3434.7481.9

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 Kill Devil Hills, NC

Crime rate in Kill Devil Hills detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.90
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (25.7%), English (14.1%), German (8.3%), Irish (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.9%), European (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 5.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,289 people per square mile   (low).

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina map

652 residents are foreign born (7.9% Latin America).

This town:

9.1%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,767 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,770 (0.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 36.03 N, Longitude: 75.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -362 (-5.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,547 (38.4%)

Area code: 252

Distribution of median household income in Kill Devil Hills, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kill Devil Hills, NC in 2017
Kill Devil Hills satellite photo by USGS

Kill Devil Hills tourist attractions:

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
  • 2015: 62 buildings, average cost: $288,200
  • 2016: 74 buildings, average cost: $288,200
  • 2017: 82 buildings, average cost: $288,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Kill Devil Hills, NC residents
Average permit cost in Kill Devil Hills, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Kill Devil Hills, NC
Historical housing units in Kill Devil Hills, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +1,609 (+37.5%).
Most common industries in Kill Devil Hills, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.5%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.2%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (14.0%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Kill Devil Hills, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Carpenters (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (11.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)

Average climate in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 Kill Devil Hills 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 Kill Devil Hills 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 (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).
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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Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Kill Devil Hills:

Marital status in Kill Devil Hills, NC
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Kill Devil Hills:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kill Devil Hills
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kill Devil Hills, 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
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
Here:

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:
This county:

8.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.3%
State:

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

20.0%
North Carolina:

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
Police Protection - Officers 29$127,746$52,8600$0
Firefighters 19$86,510$54,63819$1,023
Water Supply 15$58,434$46,7470$0
Other Government Administration 12$67,653$67,6535$3,380
Other and Unallocable 9$32,318$43,0910$0
Solid Waste Management 8$25,831$38,7470$0
Financial Administration 8$39,757$59,6360$0
Police - Other 4$14,608$43,8240$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,781$38,3430$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,736$52,4160$0
Fire - Other 1$3,990$47,8800$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 111$478,364$51,71524$4,403

Kill Devil Hills government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $836,000 ($117.47)
    Water Utilities: $223,000 ($31.33)
    General Public Buildings: $188,000 ($26.42)
    Sewerage: $86,000 ($12.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,888,000 ($405.79)
    Water Utilities: $2,410,000 ($338.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,751,000 ($246.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,742,000 ($244.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,112,000 ($156.25)
    Financial Administration: $838,000 ($117.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $555,000 ($77.98)
    Health - Other: $515,000 ($72.36)
    Regular Highways: $492,000 ($69.13)
    General Public Buildings: $444,000 ($62.39)
    General - Other: $288,000 ($40.47)
    Sewerage: $250,000 ($35.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $64,000 ($8.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $89,000 ($12.51)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $691,000 ($97.09)
    Other - Financial Administration: $85,000 ($11.94)
    Other - General - Other: $4,000 ($0.56)
    Other - Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $421,000 ($59.15)
    Water Utilities: $113,000 ($15.88)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($6.32)
    General Public Building: $10,000 ($1.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($1.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($1.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,442,000 ($764.65)

Kill Devil Hills government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $228,000 ($32.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($3.79)
    Other: $14,000 ($1.97)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($0.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $53,000 ($7.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $100,000 ($14.05)
    Other: $53,000 ($7.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $230,000 ($32.32)
    Rents: $85,000 ($11.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($2.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($1.83)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,214,000 ($451.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $721,000 ($101.31)
    Highways: $639,000 ($89.79)
    Other: $332,000 ($46.65)
  • Tax - Property: $5,805,000 ($815.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,650,000 ($372.35)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,601,000 ($224.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $263,000 ($36.95)
    Other License: $41,000 ($5.76)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($0.42)

Kill Devil Hills government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,204,000 ($309.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,962,000 ($275.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $242,000 ($34.00)

Kill Devil Hills government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,503,000 ($1756.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,404,000 ($197.27)

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 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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kill Devil Hills fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.0mTotal length
  • 24,000Total average daily traffic
  • 1,560Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,000Total 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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • KILL DEVIL HILLS, Lat: 36.021694 Lon: -75.680694, Call Sign: WQIX542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2018, Certifier: Cathy B Miller, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2008, Expiration Date: 09/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2018, Certifier: Beaulah Ashby, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2018, Expiration Date: 07/03/2028, Registrant: First Flight - Awos, 1560 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1560, Phone: (919) 814-0550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 69. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 112 took place in 2002, and the least - 35 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kill Devil Hills, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.9%), and Outside Fires (34.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kill Devil Hills, NC
    • 60050.9%Structure Fires
    • 40734.6%Outside Fires
    • 12610.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 453.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kill Devil Hills, NC

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

  • Quality Inn Carolina Oceanfront, 401 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 480-2600, Fax: (252) 480-2873
  • Budget Host Inn, PO Box 2695, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 441-2503, Fax: (919) 473-6622
  • 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
  • Qualtiy Inn Carolina Oceanfront, 401 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill devil hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 480-2600, Fax: (252) 480-2873
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott Outer Banks Kill Devil Hills, 2028 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill devil hills, North Carolina 27948 , Phone: (252) 457-2190, Fax: (252) 457-2191
All 8 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kill Devil Hills, NC
  • 92.0%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kill Devil Hills, NC
  • 94.3%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Utility gas


Kill Devil Hills compared to North Carolina 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 significantly below 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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Benjamin N. Lipchak (3)
  • John Thomas Payne, Iii (1)
  • Howard C. Kress (1)
  • Ian Todd Gaillimore (1)
  • Ian Gallimore (1)
  • William Ted Nash (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2020.