ZIP Code 27949 - Kitty Hawk North Carolina

ZIP Code 27949 is located in Kitty Hawk North Carolina. Portions of 27949 are also in Duck and Southern Shores and Atlantic Township (Dare County). 27949 is entirely within Dare County. Regionally, it is located in the Eastern Carolina Region.

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ZIP Code 27949 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameKitty Hawk
Primary CountyDare County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)7,874
Area Code(s)252
Current Time

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27949 Demographics

27949 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 27949 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 27949 is White. The current unemployment level in 27949 is 3.7%.

Population Growth Rate7.98%
Population Density522 People per Square Mile
Total Households3,214
Percentage High Income Households7.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$95,542
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$114,440
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)3.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 96.56%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 86.70%

27949 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander100.13%

27949 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.22%

27949 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College3647.16%
Bachelor Degree1,59231.31%
High School Diploma82416.2%
No High School Diploma450.88%
GED or Alternate2044.01%
1 or More Years of College89517.6%
Associates Degree4548.93%
Masters Degree4769.36%
Professional Degree1302.56%
Doctorate Degree1011.99%

27949 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 27949
RegionEastern Carolina Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaKill Devil Hills, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area15 Square Miles

27949 Politics

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27949 Schools

27949 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Average First Frost DateNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateMarch 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63g - Carolinian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes

27949 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36364250596872716757473954
Avg Max Temp (°F)52546068758387868172635670
Avg Precip (In.)4.653.334.553.174.154.555.225.674.944.063.493.651.39

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