Dare County, North Carolina Population 2018

Dare County, North Carolina's estimated population is 36,099 with a growth rate of 2.59% 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
201736,0999122.59%
201635,187-573-1.60%
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
White32,040
Some Other Race1,277
Two or More Races891
Black or African American707
Asian178
American Indian and Alaska Native94

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Dare County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Dare County, North Carolina Median Age

45.3


Total

44.6


Male

45.9


Female

Dare County, North Carolina Adults

There are 28,290 adults, (6,545 of which are seniors) in Dare County, North Carolina.

Dare County, North Carolina Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dare County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,897

50.86%

Male

17,290

49.14%

Dare County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Dare County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All68.4%31.6%
Male58.8%41.2%
Non Family58%42%
Female49.3%50.7%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dare County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7062.3868.4
Married7,6492.8779.5
Non Family5,0681.2958
Female1,3483.2449.3
Male6413.2858.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.1%

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 Grade8133.13%
9th to 12th Grade1,1304.35%
High School Graduate6,39524.59%
Some College7,81630.06%
Associates Degree2,2968.83%
Bachelors Degree5,02819.34%
Graduate Degree2,5249.71%

Dare County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,62722,3947,173
Hispanic1,258741150
Other Race71034749
Black50035762
Multiple Races39134561
Asian13713369
Native American595924

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 50.36%.

Dare County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,823$32,144$26,196
Less Than High School$19,659$21,364$14,755
High School Grad$27,292$31,590$21,134
Some College$29,305$33,031$26,141
Bachelors Degree$34,220$39,764$31,250
Graduate Degree$40,323$51,875$27,092

$29,823

Average Earnings

$32,144

Average Male

$26,196

Average Female

Dare County, North Carolina Language

Dare County, North Carolina Language by Age

Dare County, North Carolina Language

93.27% of Dare County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.57% of the population.

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,7852,2987.46%
Hispanic2,43425010.27%
Other1,27520616.16%
Black66812118.11%
Multiple89111613.02%
Asian1772011.30%
Native901617.78%

8.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.66%

Male Poverty Rate

8.79%

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 18.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dare County, North Carolina is White, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.79%.

Dare County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.58%
High School9.94%
Some College7.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.47%
Female Unemployed21.50%
Female Employed6.20%
Male Employed5.35%

Dare County, North Carolina Income

Dare County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,787$68,873
Families$63,667$79,892
Married Families$72,050$
Non Families$38,076$45,506

Dare County, North Carolina Marital Status

Dare County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

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

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by War

3,034

Number of Veterans

2,790

Male Veterans

244

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,536
First Gulf War458
Korea276
Second Gulf War127
World War II80

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74960
75+721
35 to 54662
55 to 64604
18 to 3487

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,99411.47%
Hispanic432.83%
2 or More336.88%
Indian45.80%
Black30.51%

Dare County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

4.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dare County, North Carolina Employment Status

Dare County, North Carolina Employment by Age

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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