Outer Banks Population

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Outer Banks Population

Dare County: Number of Residents
2016 Estimated Population: 35,187

Currituck County: Number of Residents
2016 Estimated Population24,864

Hyde County: Number of Residents
2015 Estimated Population: 5,693

By Age

Dare County Percent Number
(2016 Estimated Total)of Population of Residents
0-19 21.7% 7,616
20-24 4.5% 1,569
25-34 11.0% 3,883
35-44 12.6% 4,423
45-54 14.7% 5,161
55-64 17.1% 6,003
65+ 18.6% 6,532

Projected Median Age: 45

Currituck County Percent: Number

(2016 Estimated Total)of Population of Residents

0-19 24.3% 5,998
20-24 5.0% 1,251
25-34 10.2% 2,510
35-44 13.0% 3,307
45-54 17.5% 4,273
55-64 15.0% 3,682
65+ 15.0% 3,471

2014 Projected Median Age43

Hyde County PercentNumber

(2014 Projected Total)of Populationof Residents

0 to 1922.5%1,282

20 to 244.6%261

25 to 3413.4%764

35 to 4412%682

45 to 5416.5%942

55 to 6414.4%819

65+16.6%943

Projected Median Age43
Source: ACCESSNC

income

Dare County Amount

2016 Median Household Income$56,371

2016 Per Capita Income$49,248

Currituck CountyAmount

2015 Median Household Income$66,426

2016 Per Capita Income $41,810

Hyde CountyAmount

2015 Median Household Income$44,801

2016 Per Capita Income$36,807

Source: ACCESSNC

Household Information

Dare County

2016 Housing Units34,031

Homeownership Rate, 201568.1%

Median Value of Housing Units, 2011-2015$283,400

Currituck County

2015 Housing Units14,849

Homeownership Rate, 2011-201581.0%

Median Value of Housing Units, 2011-2015$229,900

Hyde County

2015 Housing Units3,406
Homeownership Rate, 2011-201577.7%

Median Value of Housing Units, 2011-2015$90,600

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Workforce Employment
as of November 2016
Dare County

Number Employed18,716

Number Unemployed1,353

Unemployment Rate5.2%

Currituck County

Number Employed12,273

Number Unemployed668

Unemployment Rate5.2%

Hyde County

Number Employed2,036

Number Unemployed163

Unemployment Rate7.4%

Source: ACCESSNCEmployment by Industry,
2017 Second Quarter

Dare CountyNumber of Employees

Total Industries 20,778

Accommodation and Food Services5,352

Retail Trade3,817

Government3,420

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing2,637

Public Administration1,279

Construction1,183

Administrative and Waste Services741

Arts, Entertainment and Recreation611

Health Care and Social Assistance546

Manufacturing537

Other Services Except Public Administration502

Professional and Technical Services449

Finance and Insurance381

Wholesale Trade303

Transportation and Warehousing209

Information159

Utilities76

Educational Services51

Currituck CountyNumber of Employees

Total Industries7,084

Government1,249

Retail Trade1,194

Accommodation and Food Services825

Administrative and Waste Services749

Educational Services665

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing657

Construction436

Arts, Entertainment and Recreation427

Other Services Except Public Administration203

Wholesale Trade144

Finance and Insurance95

Manufacturing68

Transportation and Warehousing32

Information14

Public Administration5

Hyde CountyNumber of Employees

Total Industries,086

Government631

Accommodation and Food Services374

Public Administration276

Wholesale Trade259

Retail Trade227

Educational Services179

Agriculture Forestry Fishing and Hunting131

Construction112

Manufacturing110

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing24

Finance and Insurance23

Arts, Entertainment and Recreation17

Transportation and Warehousing13

Source: ACCESSNC