Kitty Hawk, North Carolina Population 2020

3,614
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Kitty Hawk is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,614, it is the 187th largest city in North Carolina and the 5688th largest city in the United States. Kitty Hawk is currently growing at a rate of 1.18% annually and its population has increased by 10.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,272 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Kitty Hawk has a population density of 445 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kitty Hawk is $83,183 with a poverty rate of 3.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,298 per month, and the median house value is $328,700. The median age in Kitty Hawk is 47.2 years, 46.2 years for males, and 47.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

Kitty Hawk Demographics

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

  • White: 98.09%
  • Black or African American: 1.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina is 3,614, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,530.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,272.

Kitty Hawk, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,39698.09%
Black or African American431.24%
Two or More Races230.66%
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Kitty Hawk Population Pyramid 2020

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Kitty Hawk Median Age

47.2


Total

46.2


Male

47.5


Female

Kitty Hawk Adults

There are 2,836 adults, (691 of whom are seniors) in Kitty Hawk.

Kitty Hawk Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kitty Hawk Sex Ratio

Female

1,803

52.08%

Male

1,659

47.92%

Kitty Hawk Households and Families

Kitty Hawk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kitty Hawk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All79.8%20.2%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Male65.8%34.2%
Female45.1%54.9%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5122.2979.8
Married9202.786.3
Non Family4721.3274.2
Female822.5545.1
Male383.7665.8

2.69

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Kitty Hawk Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.72%
9th to 12th Grade230.86%
High School Graduate60822.69%
Some College74127.65%
Associates Degree2037.57%
Bachelors Degree58521.83%
Graduate Degree47417.69%
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Kitty Hawk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5992,5451,016
Black434343
Multiple Races2323
Hispanic15

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,792$37,594$26,071
Less Than High School$26,250$$
High School Grad$23,229$24,401$14,670
Some College$33,313$40,204$22,225
Bachelors Degree$53,000$42,266$59,844
Graduate Degree$$130,096$22,385

$33,792

Average Earnings

$37,594

Average Male

$26,071

Average Female

Kitty Hawk Language

Kitty Hawk Language by Age

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Kitty Hawk Language

95.58% of Kitty Hawk residents speak only English, while 4.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.90% of the population.

Kitty Hawk Poverty

Kitty Hawk Poverty by Race

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3.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.64%

Male Poverty Rate

3.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kitty Hawk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kitty Hawk is White, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kitty Hawk is White, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.48%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.84%
High School6.91%
Bachelors or Greater2.74%
Some College0.85%
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Name Poverty
Male Employed5.71%
Female Employed1.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Kitty Hawk Income

Kitty Hawk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,477$83,183
Families$75,833$93,125
Married Families$81,154-
Non Families$42,217$60,605
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Kitty Hawk Marital Status

Kitty Hawk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.1%

Male Marriage Rate

66.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kitty Hawk Married by Age and Sex

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Kitty Hawk Marriage

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

Kitty Hawk Marital Status by Race

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Kitty Hawk Veterans

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340

Number of Veterans

340

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam230
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War33
Korea17
World War II8
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74132
35 to 5465
55 to 6457
75+46
18 to 3440
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Kitty Hawk Veterans by Education

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2.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kitty Hawk Employment Status

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72.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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30.68%

Born in North Carolina

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

2.54%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.01% of Kitty Hawk residents were born in the United States, with 30.68% having been born in North Carolina. 2.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,614421.18%
20193,572421.19%
20183,530320.91%
20173,498421.22%
20163,456280.82%
20153,428541.60%
20143,374110.33%
20133,363471.42%
20123,316250.76%
20113,291150.46%
20103,2762850.91%
20002,9910.00%