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Dare County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 29,967
  • Males: 15,170
  • Females: 14,797

Ethnicity:

  • White: 28,019
  • Black/African American: 831
  • Hispanic: 551
  • Native American/Eskimo: 105
  • Asian: 97
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 18
  • 2 or more: 346

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (27,255)
  2. Spanish (660)
  3. French (170)
  4. German (80)
  5. Vietnamese (40)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 751

  1. Mexico (153)
  2. United Kingdom (108)
  3. Germany (62)
  4. Peru (53)
  5. El Salvador (39)
  6. Vietnam (31)
  7. Cuba (29)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (4,686)
  2. Catholic Church (2,097)
  3. Southern Baptist Convention (1,783)
  4. Assemblies of God (1,184)
  5. Episcopal Church (624)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 7,854
    • Sensory: 800
    • Physical: 2,087
    • Mental: 1,139
    • Self-care: 630
    • Go outside home: 1,392
    • Employment: 1,737

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 111

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 12,690
    • Utility gas: 106
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,595
    • Electricity: 10,072
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 647
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 132
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 23
    • No fuel used: 115

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 24,874
    • No vehicle: 792
    • 1 or more vehicle: 24,082

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 64
    • No High School: 555
    • Some High School: 1,861
    • High School: 5,994
    • Some College: 5,830
    • Associate's Degree: 1,401
    • College Degree: 4,174
    • Master's Degree: 1,323
    • Professional Degree: 359
    • Doctoral Degree: 152

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 12,690
    • Owners with phone: 9,363
    • Owners without phone: 91
    • Renters with phone: 3,080
    • Renters without phone: 156

    10 closest counties:

    1. Tyrrell County, North Carolina
    2. Currituck County, North Carolina
    3. Hyde County, North Carolina
    4. Camden County, North Carolina
    5. Pasquotank County, North Carolina
    6. Perquimans County, North Carolina
    7. Washington County, North Carolina
    8. Chowan County, North Carolina
    9. Virginia Beach city, Virginia
    10. Chesapeake city, Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    27915, 27920, 27936, 27943, 27948, 27949, 27953, 27954, 27959, 27968, 27972, 27978, 27981, 27982

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WZPR (92.3 FM) WANCHESE, NC
    • WCMS-FM (94.5 FM) KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC
    • WYND-FM (97.1 FM) NAGS HEAD, NC
    • WOBX-FM (98.1 FM) NAGS HEAD, NC
    • WVOD (99.1 FM) NAGS HEAD, NC
    • WQDK (99.3 FM) KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC
    • WCXL (104.1 FM) KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC
    • WGAI (560 AM) KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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