Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27949: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

Acceptable Alternative
Duck, NC 27949
Southern Shores, NC 27949
Southrn Shore, NC 27949

Not Acceptable, USPS
Collington, NC 27949

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dare County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.133, Longitude -75.725
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 671
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,060
  • Residential Addresses: 4,066
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 287
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,779

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 27949 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27949 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,213
Population in Households 7,213
Population in Familes 5,924
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 472
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $72,842
Average Household Income $98,907
Per Capita Income $42,536


Total Housing Units 8,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,485 (27.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 617 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,882 (65.5%)
Median Home Value $431,548
Average Home Value $484,245


Total Households 3,102
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,175
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.49% 0.63%
Households 0.48% 0.61%
Families 0.35% 0.53%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.04%

Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27949 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 380 51st
Population Density # 182 77th
Diversity Index # 733 6th
Median Household Income # 54 93rd
Per Capita Income # 43 95th

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