Kitty Hawk, North Carolina Population 2024

3,676

Kitty Hawk is a city located in Dare County North Carolina. Kitty Hawk has a 2024 population of 3,676. Kitty Hawk is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -0.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,707 in 2020.

The average household income in Kitty Hawk is $116,631 with a poverty rate of 3.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kitty Hawk is 49.8 years, 49.8 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Kitty Hawk Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kitty Hawk was:

  • White: 88.4%
  • Other race: 6.1%
  • Two or more races: 5.26%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
8.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
453.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.84% (-31)
The current population of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina is 3,676 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,707.

Kitty Hawk, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,26288.4%
Other race2256.1%
Two or more races1945.26%
Asian90.24%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kitty Hawk Population by Race

Kitty Hawk Population Pyramid 2024

Kitty Hawk Median Age

49.8

Total

49.8

Male

49.7

Female

Kitty Hawk Adults

There are 2,998 adults, (827 of whom are seniors) in Kitty Hawk.

Kitty Hawk Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kitty Hawk Sex Ratio

Female1,90851.71%
Male1,78248.29%

Kitty Hawk Population by Age

Kitty Hawk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5782.3477.422.6
Married1,0932.7481.318.7
Non Family4351.3264.835.2
Female272.041000
Male232.871000
showing: 5 rows

2.72

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kitty Hawk 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

Kitty Hawk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kitty Hawk Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 45.8%.

Kitty Hawk Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,923

Average Earnings

$61,439

Average Male

$33,571

Average Female

Kitty Hawk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kitty Hawk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kitty Hawk Language

92.38% of Kitty Hawk residents speak only English, while 7.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.7% of the population.

Kitty Hawk Language

Kitty Hawk Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,2531173.6%
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3.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.75%

Male Poverty Rate

3.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kitty Hawk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kitty Hawk is White, with 3.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kitty Hawk is White, with 3.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 12.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.3%.

Kitty Hawk Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.45%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%
High School1.21%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Kitty Hawk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed3.27%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
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Kitty Hawk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kitty Hawk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kitty Hawk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.8%

Male Marriage Rate

67.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kitty Hawk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kitty Hawk Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kitty Hawk Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kitty Hawk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

339

Number of Veterans

330

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Kitty Hawk Veterans by War

count

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Kitty Hawk Veterans by Age

count

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Kitty Hawk Veterans by Race

Kitty Hawk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kitty Hawk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kitty Hawk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kitty Hawk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kitty Hawk 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

32.57%

Born in Kitty Hawk

94.01%

Native Born

5.99%

Foreign Born

4.55%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.01% of Kitty Hawk residents were born in the United States, with 32.57% having been born in North Carolina. 4.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kitty Hawk Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,531-29-0.81%
20283,560-29-0.81%
20273,589-29-0.8%
20263,618-29-0.8%
20253,647-29-0.79%
20243,676-29-0.78%
20233,705-29-0.78%
20223,734-29-0.77%
20213,763561.51%
20203,7071293.61%
20193,578371.04%
20183,541361.03%
20173,505411.18%
20163,464351.02%
20153,429581.72%
20143,371100.3%
20133,361481.45%
20123,313220.67%
20113,291150.46%
20103,2762859.53%
20002,991
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Kitty Hawk Population by Year