Kill Devil Hills is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 7,333 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kill Devil Hills is the 117th largest community in North Carolina.
Kill Devil Hills real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Kill Devil Hills house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kill Devil Hills is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kill Devil Hills is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kill Devil Hills who work in food service (12.05%), office and administrative support (11.86%), and management occupations (10.75%).
Another notable thing is that Kill Devil Hills is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Kill Devil Hills is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
As is often the case in a small town, Kill Devil Hills doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Kill Devil Hills citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.58% of adults in Kill Devil Hills have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Kill Devil Hills in 2018 was $30,885, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,540 for a family of four. However, Kill Devil Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kill Devil Hills is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kill Devil Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kill Devil Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Kill Devil Hills also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.61% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kill Devil Hills include English, Irish, German, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Kill Devil Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.