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Currituck County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2017: 25,801 (2% urban, 98% rural); it was 18,190 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,270
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,893
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,622
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,717 (it was 1,280 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 262 sq. mi.

Water area: 264.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 99 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Currituck County: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (23.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.6%), Retail trade (16.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.2%), Educational, health and social services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 83%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Currituck County, NC (2017)
    • 22,354122.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3757.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9665.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6423.5%Two or more races
    • 1170.6%Asian alone
    • 1110.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 730.4%Some other race alone
    • 150.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

43.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Males: 12,785  (49.6%)
Females: 13,016  (50.4%)
Average household size:
Currituck County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,936 ($40,822 in 1999)
This county:

$68,936
North Carolina:

$52,752

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $762 (lower quartile is $552, upper quartile is $1,188)
This county:

$762
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $259,990 (it was $95,500 in 2000)
Currituck:

$259,990
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $161,405 - $374,934
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,545
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $427

Institutionalized population: 126

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 41
  • Burglaries: 163
  • Thefts: 396
  • Auto thefts: 19

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 209
  • Thefts: 393
  • Auto thefts: 28
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 423 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 1998: 376 buildings, average cost: $221,200
  • 1999: 343 buildings, average cost: $235,900
  • 2000: 336 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2001: 406 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2002: 514 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2003: 560 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2004: 574 buildings, average cost: $289,700
  • 2005: 483 buildings, average cost: $335,100
  • 2006: 308 buildings, average cost: $288,000
  • 2007: 192 buildings, average cost: $290,300
  • 2008: 135 buildings, average cost: $335,500
  • 2009: 112 buildings, average cost: $280,200
  • 2010: 138 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2011: 137 buildings, average cost: $254,300
  • 2012: 203 buildings, average cost: $299,800
  • 2013: 232 buildings, average cost: $296,700
  • 2014: 241 buildings, average cost: $296,700
  • 2015: 284 buildings, average cost: $301,000
  • 2016: 255 buildings, average cost: $307,300
  • 2017: 327 buildings, average cost: $266,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Currituck, NC residents
Average permit cost in Currituck, NC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,246 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,122 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Currituck, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Currituck, NC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Currituck, NC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.3%
Currituck County:

8.3%
North Carolina:

14.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.3 years old
(Males: 43.1 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 52.3 years old, American Indian residents: 42.8 years old, Asian residents: 54.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.3 years old, Other race residents: 35.2 years old)

Area name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Currituck County is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.

Cities in this county include: Moyock, Coinjock.

Currituck 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 Currituck County: Camp Hanes (A), Camp Retreat (B), Camp Vaughn (C), Anderson House (D), Hairston Plantation (E), Riverview Golf Course (F), Pine Hall Cross Roads (G), Gap (H), Mineral Springs Resort Area (I), Hoover Whitts Store Site (J), Davis Ford (K), Hanging Rock State Park Site (L), Moratuck Furnace (M), Moratuck Park Site (N), James Martin Plantation (O), Boxwood (P), Town Fork Settlement (Q), Hemlock Golf Course Site (R), Scales Plantation (S), 704 Bridge/Hart Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Currituck County include: Hartman Church (A), Haw Pond Church of Christ (B), Hilltop Church (C), Isom Independent Missionary Baptist Church (D), Kings Mountain View Church (E), Lawsonville Church (F), Leak Memorial Church (G), Asbury Church (H), Trinity United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tucker Cemetery (1), Beasley Cemetery (2), Tuttle Cemetery (3), Union Hill Cemetery (4), Bennett Cemetery (5), Vaden Cemetery (6), Venable Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Mitchells Pond (A), Stedman Lake (B), Taylor Lake (C), Camelot Woods Lake (D), Hanging Rock Park Lake (E), J S Hedgecock Lake (F), Kiser Lake (G), Camp Hanes Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Elk Creek (A), East Prong Little Yadkin River (B), Danbury Creek (C), Crooked Run Creek (D), Coolico Creek (E), Cascade Creek (F), Bull Run (G), Buck Island Creek (H), Brushy Fork Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Currituck County include: Moratuck Park (1), Germantown Park (2), East Walnut Cove Community Park (3), Walnut Cove Lions Park (4), Byrds Marker (5), Hanging Rock State Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Mora County, New Mexico , Lawrence County, Arkansas , Pawnee County, Oklahoma , Vance County , Simpson County, Kentucky , Chesapeake city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Currituck, NC
County total employment by year in Currituck, NC
County average yearly wages by year in Currituck, NC

Current college students: 555
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 677 (64.1% naturalized citizens)

Currituck County:

2.6%
Whole state:

8.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 372010 or later
  • 1932000 to 2009
  • 1131990 to 1999
  • 471980 to 1989
  • 941970 to 1979
  • 61Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 33.5%

Currituck County marital status for males Currituck County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,102
  • One, attached: 80
  • Two: 63
  • 3 or 4: 100
  • 5 to 9: 93
  • 10 to 19: 68
  • Mobile homes: 2,125
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Currituck County with a mortgage: 5,541 (137 second mortgage, 747 home equity loan, 64 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,718

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Currituck County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,50218
Mainline Protestant1,61111
Black Protestant6074
Catholic2901
Orthodox251
Other6-
None16,506-
Currituck 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: 9
Currituck County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Currituck County:

8.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

11.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Currituck County:

8.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Currituck County:

27.2%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Currituck County:

Average size of farms: 424 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $112,294
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $309.90
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $96,375
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 82.68%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $100,534
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.38
Corn for grain: 10392 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7576 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15587 harvested acres
Vegetables: 152 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 111 acres

Tornado activity:

Currituck County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 17352917.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 16 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/22/1992, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Currituck County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 135.3 miles away from Currituck 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 102.3 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 271.9 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 149.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from Currituck County 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 149.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3327: August 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3327, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4019: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4019, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1969: April 19, 2011, FEMA Id: 1969, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • North Carolina Hurricane Earl, Incident Period: September 01, 2010 to September 04, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3314: September 01, 2010, FEMA Id: 3314, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Ophelia, Incident Period: September 11, 2005 to September 17, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3254: September 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 3254, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1292: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Currituck County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Currituck

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,547 (81.4%)
  • Carpooled: 435 (6.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 13 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 124 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 58 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 167 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 481 (7.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (29%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Guyana (9%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (6%)
  • Europe, n.e.c. (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Currituck County


  • American (35%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Polish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 59 people in state prisons
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,341.

10.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.03%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.96% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($15,269 average AGI)
7.07% relocated from other states ($45,190 average AGI)
Currituck County:

7.07%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Virginia Beach city, VA  1.68% ($56,619 average AGI)
from Chesapeake city, VA  1.49% ($75,345)
from Dare County, NC  1.40% ($44,707)
from Pasquotank County, NC  0.54% ($44,176)
from Norfolk city, VA  0.28% ($57,074)
from Camden County, NC  0.27% ($51,500)


8.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.42% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($15,768 average AGI)
5.10% relocated to other states ($29,603 average AGI)
Currituck County:

5.10%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dare County, NC  1.26% ($37,839 average AGI)
to Chesapeake city, VA  0.93% ($54,839)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.75% ($53,143)
to Pasquotank County, NC  0.57% ($37,075)
to Camden County, NC  0.35% ($34,212)
to Norfolk city, VA  0.21% ($37,150)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Currituck County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Currituck County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Currituck County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Currituck County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Currituck County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Currituck County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Currituck County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Currituck County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Currituck County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,093 (2,559 aged, 534 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 656 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Currituck County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (255)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (210)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (183)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (151)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (139)
  • Ischaemic cardiomyopathy (94)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (91)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (65)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (63)
  • Unspecified dementia (52)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,181
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 839
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,801
  • In family households: 22,280 (3,998 male householders, 3,319 female householders)
    5,950 spouses, 7,119 children (6,682 natural, 171 adopted, 265 stepchildren), 465 grandchildren, 211 brothers or sisters, 284 parents, 300 other relatives, 596 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,388 (1,344 male householders (992 living alone)), 1,294 female householders (1,017 living alone)), 751 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 137

Size of family households: 3,247 2-persons, 1,925 3-persons, 1,212 4-persons, 622 5-persons, 173 6-persons, 136 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,007 1-person, 495 2-persons, 116 3-persons, 18 5-persons.

4,038 married couples with children.
1,088 single-parent households (446 men, 642 women).

96.0% of residents of Currituck speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $134,966,000 ($6,116 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,458,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $65,148,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,572,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,382,000
Federal grants: $11,434,000
Federal procurement contracts: $37,505,000 ($1,953,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,924,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,044,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $24,543,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,027,595,000

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

Births: 1,188
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 873
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +22
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,622
Here:

+200 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Currituck County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5

Year house built in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • 1,2512014 or later
  • 5372010 to 2013
  • 4,0932000 to 2009
  • 4,3321990 to 1999
  • 2,4051980 to 1989
  • 1,5581970 to 1979
  • 7091960 to 1969
  • 4231950 to 1959
  • 1951940 to 1949
  • 6161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Currituck County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • 261 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 673 rooms
  • 6814 rooms
  • 1,3725 rooms
  • 1,7946 rooms
  • 1,4047 rooms
  • 1,3358 rooms
  • 1,5719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • 1141 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 1303 rooms
  • 3364 rooms
  • 4375 rooms
  • 1736 rooms
  • 2907 rooms
  • 1178 rooms
  • 1259+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Currituck County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • 24no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 9722 bedrooms
  • 4,1963 bedrooms
  • 2,5064 bedrooms
  • 5955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Currituck County, North Carolina
  • 114no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 4752 bedrooms
  • 8313 bedrooms
  • 2174 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Currituck County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Currituck County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Currituck County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 254no vehicle
  • 1,6031 vehicle
  • 3,1602 vehicles
  • 2,1843 vehicles
  • 6504 vehicles
  • 4585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Currituck County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Currituck County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 93no vehicle
  • 6461 vehicle
  • 6162 vehicles
  • 2903 vehicles
  • 814 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles

89.0% of Currituck County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 29% lived in North Carolina.

Currituck County:

89.0%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 6,073
  • Other state: 18,725
  • Northeast: 3,551
  • Midwest: 1,593
  • South: 12,317
  • West: 1,149
Year householders moved into unit in Currituck County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Currituck County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 78.1%Electricity
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 86.0%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 344
Here:

14.4%
North Carolina:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 192
Here:

12.5%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 171
Here:

19.3%
North Carolina:

17.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Currituck County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,173,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,790,000
    Hospital Public: $1,131,000
    Sewerage: $1,007,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $856,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $659,000
    Air Transportation: $376,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Other: $21,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,718,000
    Sewerage: $2,312,000
    Police Protection: $1,815,000
    Air Transportation: $1,110,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $684,000
    General - Other: $374,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Water Utilities: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,390,000
    General - Other: $7,381,000
    Police Protection: $7,296,000
    Health - Other: $6,125,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,310,000
    Liquor Stores: $3,677,000
    Water Utilities: $3,495,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,263,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,787,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,705,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,265,000
    Financial Administration: $983,000
    Sewerage: $896,000
    Central Staff Services: $706,000
    Parks and Recreation: $691,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $592,000
    Libraries: $545,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $431,000
    Air Transportation: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000
    Transit Utilities: $35,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $258,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,000
    Other - General - Other: $217,000
    Other - Health - Other: $147,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $383,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulations - Other: $8,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $93,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,765,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,196,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,570,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,575,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $499,000
    Rents: $323,000
    Sale of Property: $40,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $760,000
    Water Utilities: $369,000
    Health - Other: $308,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $306,000
    Parks and Recreation: $285,000
    General - Other: $267,000
    Local Fire Protection: $174,000
    Sewerage: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $68,000
    General Public Building: $60,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $55,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,246,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,332,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,057,000
    Public Welfare: $3,001,000
    Other: $1,550,000
    General Local Government Support: $592,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,226,000
    Other Selective Sales: $14,435,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,010,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $727,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $621,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $409,000
    Other License: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,264,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $651,000

Currituck County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,173,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,790,000
    Hospital Public: $1,131,000
    Sewerage: $1,007,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $856,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $659,000
    Air Transportation: $376,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Other: $21,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,718,000
    Sewerage: $2,312,000
    Police Protection: $1,815,000
    Air Transportation: $1,110,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $684,000
    General - Other: $374,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Water Utilities: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,390,000
    General - Other: $7,381,000
    Police Protection: $7,296,000
    Health - Other: $6,125,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,310,000
    Liquor Stores: $3,677,000
    Water Utilities: $3,495,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,263,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,787,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,705,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,265,000
    Financial Administration: $983,000
    Sewerage: $896,000
    Central Staff Services: $706,000
    Parks and Recreation: $691,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $592,000
    Libraries: $545,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $431,000
    Air Transportation: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000
    Transit Utilities: $35,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $258,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,000
    Other - General - Other: $217,000
    Other - Health - Other: $147,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $383,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulations - Other: $8,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $93,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,765,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,196,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,570,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,575,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $499,000
    Rents: $323,000
    Sale of Property: $40,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $760,000
    Water Utilities: $369,000
    Health - Other: $308,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $306,000
    Parks and Recreation: $285,000
    General - Other: $267,000
    Local Fire Protection: $174,000
    Sewerage: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $68,000
    General Public Building: $60,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $55,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,246,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,332,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,057,000
    Public Welfare: $3,001,000
    Other: $1,550,000
    General Local Government Support: $592,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,226,000
    Other Selective Sales: $14,435,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,010,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $727,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $621,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $409,000
    Other License: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,264,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $651,000

Currituck County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,173,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,790,000
    Hospital Public: $1,131,000
    Sewerage: $1,007,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $856,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $659,000
    Air Transportation: $376,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Other: $21,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,718,000
    Sewerage: $2,312,000
    Police Protection: $1,815,000
    Air Transportation: $1,110,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $684,000
    General - Other: $374,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Water Utilities: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,390,000
    General - Other: $7,381,000
    Police Protection: $7,296,000
    Health - Other: $6,125,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,310,000
    Liquor Stores: $3,677,000
    Water Utilities: $3,495,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,263,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,787,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,705,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,265,000
    Financial Administration: $983,000
    Sewerage: $896,000
    Central Staff Services: $706,000
    Parks and Recreation: $691,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $592,000
    Libraries: $545,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $431,000
    Air Transportation: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000
    Transit Utilities: $35,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $258,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,000
    Other - General - Other: $217,000
    Other - Health - Other: $147,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $383,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulations - Other: $8,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $93,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,765,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,196,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,570,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,575,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $499,000
    Rents: $323,000
    Sale of Property: $40,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $760,000
    Water Utilities: $369,000
    Health - Other: $308,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $306,000
    Parks and Recreation: $285,000
    General - Other: $267,000
    Local Fire Protection: $174,000
    Sewerage: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $68,000
    General Public Building: $60,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $55,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,246,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,332,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,057,000
    Public Welfare: $3,001,000
    Other: $1,550,000
    General Local Government Support: $592,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,226,000
    Other Selective Sales: $14,435,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,010,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $727,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $621,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $409,000
    Other License: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,264,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $651,000

Currituck County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,173,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,790,000
    Hospital Public: $1,131,000
    Sewerage: $1,007,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $856,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $659,000
    Air Transportation: $376,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Other: $21,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,718,000
    Sewerage: $2,312,000
    Police Protection: $1,815,000
    Air Transportation: $1,110,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $684,000
    General - Other: $374,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Water Utilities: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,390,000
    General - Other: $7,381,000
    Police Protection: $7,296,000
    Health - Other: $6,125,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,310,000
    Liquor Stores: $3,677,000
    Water Utilities: $3,495,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,263,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,787,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,705,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,265,000
    Financial Administration: $983,000
    Sewerage: $896,000
    Central Staff Services: $706,000
    Parks and Recreation: $691,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $592,000
    Libraries: $545,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $431,000
    Air Transportation: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000
    Transit Utilities: $35,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $258,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,000
    Other - General - Other: $217,000
    Other - Health - Other: $147,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $383,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulations - Other: $8,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $93,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,765,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,196,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,570,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,575,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $499,000
    Rents: $323,000
    Sale of Property: $40,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $760,000
    Water Utilities: $369,000
    Health - Other: $308,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $306,000
    Parks and Recreation: $285,000
    General - Other: $267,000
    Local Fire Protection: $174,000
    Sewerage: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $68,000
    General Public Building: $60,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $55,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,246,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,332,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,057,000
    Public Welfare: $3,001,000
    Other: $1,550,000
    General Local Government Support: $592,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,226,000
    Other Selective Sales: $14,435,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,010,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $727,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $621,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $409,000
    Other License: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,264,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $651,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 262
  • Number of aged recipients: 34
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 228
  • Number of recipients under 18: 48
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 164
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 50
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 101
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 102
Businesses in Currituck County, NC
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Vans1