Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina Population 2024

7,773

Kill Devil Hills is a city located in Dare County North Carolina. Kill Devil Hills has a 2024 population of 7,773. Kill Devil Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually but its population has increased by 1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,664 in 2020.

The average household income in Kill Devil Hills is $97,851 with a poverty rate of 6.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kill Devil Hills is 48.1 years, 48.5 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Kill Devil Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 81.67%
  • Two or more races: 9.53%
  • Other race: 5.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,383.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.42% (109)
The current population of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina is 7,773 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,664.

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina Population 2024

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Kill Devil Hills Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,25481.67%
Two or more races7309.53%
Other race4255.55%
Black or African American1381.8%
Asian881.15%
Native American230.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kill Devil Hills Population by Race

Kill Devil Hills Population Pyramid 2024

Kill Devil Hills Median Age

48.1

Total

48.5

Male

47.6

Female

Kill Devil Hills Adults

There are 6,440 adults, (1,387 of whom are seniors) in Kill Devil Hills.

Kill Devil Hills Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kill Devil Hills Sex Ratio

Female3,87150.55%
Male3,78749.45%

Kill Devil Hills Population by Age

Kill Devil Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2582.3574.625.4
Non Family1,4431.3170.129.9
Married1,4193.0788.411.6
Female3353.5744.255.8
Male613.3429.570.5
showing: 5 rows

3.02

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kill Devil Hills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kill Devil Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kill Devil Hills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.44%.

Kill Devil Hills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,644

Average Earnings

$51,684

Average Male

$41,328

Average Female

Kill Devil Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kill Devil Hills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kill Devil Hills Language

83.56% of Kill Devil Hills residents speak only English, while 16.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.12% of the population.

Kill Devil Hills Language

Kill Devil Hills Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,2135028.08%
Black13853.62%
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6.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.14%

Male Poverty Rate

4.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kill Devil Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kill Devil Hills is White, with 8.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kill Devil Hills is Black, with 3.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.9%.

Kill Devil Hills Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College13.98%
High School5.86%
Less Than 9th Grade4.01%
Bachelors or Greater0.89%
showing: 4 rows

Kill Devil Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.69%
Female Employed6.17%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Kill Devil Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kill Devil Hills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kill Devil Hills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kill Devil Hills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kill Devil Hills Marriage

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

Kill Devil Hills Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kill Devil Hills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

477

Number of Veterans

402

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

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Kill Devil Hills Veterans by War

count

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Kill Devil Hills Veterans by Age

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Kill Devil Hills Veterans by Race

Kill Devil Hills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kill Devil Hills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kill Devil Hills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kill Devil Hills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kill Devil Hills Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

28.52%

Born in Kill Devil Hills

92.82%

Native Born

7.18%

Foreign Born

3.96%

Non Citizen

3.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.82% of Kill Devil Hills residents were born in the United States, with 28.52% having been born in North Carolina. 3.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kill Devil Hills Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,713-12-0.16%
20287,725-12-0.16%
20277,737-12-0.15%
20267,749-12-0.15%
20257,761-12-0.15%
20247,773-12-0.15%
20237,785-12-0.15%
20227,797-12-0.15%
20217,8091451.89%
20207,6643214.37%
20197,343881.21%
20187,2551061.48%
20177,149711%
20167,078791.13%
20156,9991301.89%
20146,869140.2%
20136,855761.12%
20126,779460.68%
20116,733330.49%
20106,70080313.62%
20005,8971,65939.15%
19904,238
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Kill Devil Hills Population by Year