Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina Population 2020

7,344

Kill Devil Hills is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 7,344, it is the 111th largest city in North Carolina and the 3833rd largest city in the United States. Kill Devil Hills is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 9.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,683 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Kill Devil Hills has a population density of 1,307 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kill Devil Hills is $63,764 with a poverty rate of 12.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,159 per month, and the median house value is $237,100. The median age in Kill Devil Hills is 40 years, 40.7 years for males, and 37.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Kill Devil Hills Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kill Devil Hills was:

  • White: 92.21%
  • Other race: 3.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina is 7,344, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,202.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,683.

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202041,3003340.81%
201940,9663340.82%
201840,6323340.82%
201740,2985081.26%
201639,7902210.56%
201539,5695551.40%
201439,0141000.26%
201338,9144091.05%
201238,505130.03%
201138,492950.25%
201038,3970.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,48792.21%
Some Other Race2503.55%
Black or African American1181.68%
Two or More Races1131.61%
Asian670.95%

Kill Devil Hills Population Pyramid 2020

Kill Devil Hills Median Age

40


Total

40.7


Male

37.9


Female

Kill Devil Hills Adults

There are 5,585 adults, (893 of whom are seniors) in Kill Devil Hills.

Kill Devil Hills Age Dependency

49.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kill Devil Hills Sex Ratio

Female

3,579

50.87%

Male

3,456

49.13%

Kill Devil Hills Households and Families

Kill Devil Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kill Devil Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All62.5%37.5%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Male49.5%50.5%
Female45.7%54.3%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0162.3362.5
Non Family1,2571.2954.6
Married1,2192.8577.6
Female3483.5845.7
Male1923.6449.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kill Devil Hills Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2014.03%
9th to 12th Grade2404.82%
High School Graduate1,29826.05%
Some College1,37127.51%
Associates Degree54911.02%
Bachelors Degree87817.62%
Graduate Degree4468.95%

Kill Devil Hills Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4434,1941,227
Hispanic42323152
Other Race15681
Multiple Races6969
Asian676745
Black88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,800$31,337$25,211
Less Than High School$22,802$$23,147
High School Grad$24,963$31,919$23,824
Some College$25,819$27,241$21,211
Bachelors Degree$33,721$47,554$28,892
Graduate Degree$55,817$56,809$44,605

$27,800

Average Earnings

$31,337

Average Male

$25,211

Average Female

Kill Devil Hills Language

Kill Devil Hills Language by Age

Kill Devil Hills Language

89.78% of Kill Devil Hills residents speak only English, while 10.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.10% of the population.

Kill Devil Hills Poverty

Kill Devil Hills Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,08361210.06%
Hispanic71522030.77%
Black1189076.27%
Multiple1136961.06%
Other2505622.40%

12.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.27%

Male Poverty Rate

11.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kill Devil Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kill Devil Hills is Black, with 76.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kill Devil Hills is White, with 10.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.68%
Some College17.03%
High School7.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.15%
Female Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed12.79%
Male Employed11.77%

Kill Devil Hills Income

Kill Devil Hills Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,000$63,764
Families$61,497$76,678
Married Families$71,290-
Non Families$36,250$43,231

Kill Devil Hills Marital Status

Kill Devil Hills Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Kill Devil Hills Married by Age and Sex

Kill Devil Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kill Devil Hills Marital Status by Race

Kill Devil Hills Veterans

602

Number of Veterans

560

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam319
Korea58
First Gulf War46
Second Gulf War26
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74197
55 to 64151
75+138
35 to 5490
18 to 3426
Name Veterans % of Total
White59411.32%
Hispanic295.46%
Black844.44%

$Kill Devil Hills Veterans by Education

7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kill Devil Hills Employment Status

75.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kill Devil Hills Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

29.96%

Born in North Carolina

91.10%

Native Born

8.90%

Foreign Born

7.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.10% of Kill Devil Hills residents were born in the United States, with 29.96% having been born in North Carolina. 7.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,344710.98%
20197,273710.99%
20187,202911.28%
20177,111711.01%
20167,040640.92%
20156,9761201.75%
20146,856110.16%
20136,845751.11%
20126,770440.65%
20116,726300.45%
20106,6967991.28%
20005,8971,6593.36%
19904,2380.00%