Dare County, North Carolina Population 2018

Dare County, North Carolina's estimated population is 36,099 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dare County, North Carolina is the 66th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201735,412-687-1.90%
201736,0993390.95%
201635,7603190.90%
201535,4415341.53%
201434,907550.16%
201334,8524261.24%
201234,4262480.73%
201134,1781940.57%
201033,98411,23849.41%
199022,7469,36970.04%
198013,3776,38291.24%
19706,9951,06017.86%
19605,9355309.81%
19505,405-636-10.53%
19406,04183916.13%
19305,202871.70%
19205,1152745.66%
19104,841841.77%
19004,75798926.25%
18903,76852516.19%
18803,24346516.74%
18702,7780.00%

Dare County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White32,418
Two or More Races970
Some Other Race933
Black or African American756
Asian213
American Indian and Alaska Native122

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Dare County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Dare County, North Carolina Median Age

46


Total

45.1


Male

47.3


Female

Dare County, North Carolina Adults

There are 28,553 adults, (6,819 of whom are seniors) in Dare County, North Carolina.

Dare County, North Carolina Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dare County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,971

50.75%

Male

17,441

49.25%

Dare County, North Carolina Households and Families

Dare County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Dare County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All69.4%30.6%
Male59.7%40.3%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Female49.3%50.7%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dare County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2642.3169.4
Married8,0382.7780.1
Non Family5,0931.2859.6
Female1,4152.9949.3
Male7183.159.7

2.75

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dare County, North Carolina Households

Dare County, North Carolina Education

Dare County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8543.25%
9th to 12th Grade9463.60%
High School Graduate6,71025.53%
Some College7,41628.22%
Associates Degree2,5159.57%
Bachelors Degree5,28420.11%
Graduate Degree2,5579.73%

Dare County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,80222,6747,508
Hispanic1,26978774
Black52539249
Other Race52229826
Multiple Races46141289
Asian18117371
Native American737333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 45.21%.

Dare County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,928$32,433$26,466
Less Than High School$22,746$22,390$22,795
High School Grad$27,700$31,948$22,418
Some College$28,418$31,633$26,161
Bachelors Degree$36,795$42,569$31,552
Graduate Degree$40,893$46,875$35,714

$29,928

Average Earnings

$32,433

Average Male

$26,466

Average Female

Dare County, North Carolina Language

Dare County, North Carolina Language by Age

Dare County, North Carolina Language

93.39% of Dare County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.40% of the population.

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,8812,3557.63%
Hispanic2,46242117.10%
Black73321329.06%
Other93216818.03%
Multiple97016617.11%
Native1222822.95%
Asian2122411.32%

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.00%

Male Poverty Rate

8.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dare County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dare County, North Carolina is Black, with 29.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dare County, North Carolina is White, with 7.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.17%.

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.27%
Some College9.00%
High School8.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.07%
Female Unemployed16.33%
Female Employed7.12%
Male Employed6.29%

Dare County, North Carolina Income

Dare County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,640$71,132
Families$65,366$82,327
Married Families$74,902$
Non Families$38,880$45,460

Dare County, North Carolina Marital Status

Dare County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dare County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Dare County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Dare County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by War

2,966

Number of Veterans

2,740

Male Veterans

226

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,624
First Gulf War410
Korea244
Second Gulf War184
World War II68

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,004
75+766
55 to 64560
35 to 54512
18 to 34124

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,92611.06%
Hispanic412.65%
2 or More285.12%
Black122.11%

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dare County, North Carolina Employment Status

Dare County, North Carolina Employment by Age

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dare County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Dare County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dare County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kill Devil Hills668371214386.55%
Kitty Hawk327234732016.14%
Nags Head275729161595.77%
Southern Shores271428901766.48%
Manteo13211407866.51%
Duck369384154.07%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990