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Nags Head, North Carolina (NC) Poverty Rate Data
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8.7% of Nags Head, NC residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 69.6% less than the poverty level of 14.7% across the entire state of North Carolina. Taking into account residents not living in families, 5.5% of high school graduates and 59.5% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 2.7% among disabled males and 13.0% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 42.7%. For comparison, it was 25.2% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Nags Head, NC

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Nags Head:

8.7%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Nags Head:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.5%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Nags Head:

2.7%
North Carolina:

14.8%
Disability rate in this town among poor males (it is 12.4% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Nags Head:

5.2%
North Carolina:

30.6%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Nags Head:

13.0%
North Carolina:

20.5%
Disability rate in this town among poor females (it is 9.4% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Nags Head:

23.9%
North Carolina:

32.2%

Renting rate in this town among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

42.7%
Residents above poverty level:

25.2%

Poverty by age in Nags Head, NC

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Nags Head
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Nags Head,NC (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 21.3%18 to 24 years
  • 6.4%25 to 34 years
  • 6.5%35 to 44 years
  • 16.7%45 to 54 years
  • 8.3%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 4.2%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Nags Head
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Nags Head,NC (percentage below poverty level)
  • 22.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 32.6%18 to 24 years
  • 2.0%25 to 34 years
  • 10.3%35 to 44 years
  • 3.3%45 to 54 years
  • 10.0%55 to 64 years
  • 9.9%65 to 74 years
  • 4.7%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Nags Head, NC
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Nags Head,NC (% below half of poverty level)
  • 11.7%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 1.7%6 to 11 years
  • 3.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 6.7%18 to 24 years
  • 4.4%25 to 34 years
  • 2.6%35 to 44 years
  • 4.4%45 to 54 years
  • 2.9%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 2.8%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Nags Head, NC

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Nags Head, NC
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Nags Head, NC (%)
  • 8.5%White
  • 12.0%Black
  • 0.0%Asian
  • 0.0%Other race
  • 0.0%2+ races
  • 0.0%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Nags Head, NC
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Nags Head, NC (absolute numbers)
  • 222White
  • 4Black
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 7.9%Below poverty level
  • 92.1%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 3.3%Below poverty level
  • 96.7%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Nags Head, NC

Children below poverty level:
Nags Head, North Carolina:

4.7%
State:

20.9%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Nags Head:

5.5%
North Carolina:

17.9%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Nags Head:

59.5%
North Carolina:

42.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 32.8%Married-couple family
  • 16.4%Male, no wife present
  • 50.8%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Nags Head not in families by work experience
  • 0.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 69.1%Worked part-time
  • 30.9%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 0.0%Both worked part-time
  • 40.0%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 60.0%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 8.5%1999 to 2000
  • 44.7%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 19.1%1980 to 1989
  • 0.0%1970 to 1979
  • 8.5%1960 to 1969
  • 0.0%1950 to 1959
  • 0.0%1940 to 1949
  • 19.1%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 7.7%1999 to 2000
  • 10.0%1995 to 1998
  • 9.2%1990 to 1994
  • 40.2%1980 to 1989
  • 25.3%1970 to 1979
  • 2.5%1960 to 1969
  • 1.0%1950 to 1959
  • 1.1%1940 to 1949
  • 2.9%1939 or earlier
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