Knotts Island, NC

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Knotts Island Profile


Overview

Knotts Island is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,822 people and just one neighborhood, Knotts Island is the 344th largest community in North Carolina.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Knotts Island isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Knotts Island are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Knotts Island is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Knotts Island who work in sales jobs (18.16%), office and administrative support (9.22%), and management occupations (7.47%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Knotts Island, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

Setting & Lifestyle

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Knotts Island has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Knotts Island a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Knotts Island 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Knotts Island is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Knotts Island, the average commute to work is 43.80 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Knotts Island Demographics

The education level of Knotts Island citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.51% of adults 25 and older in Knotts Island have a college degree.

The per capita income in Knotts Island in 2018 was $26,185, which is middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,740 for a family of four. However, Knotts Island contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Knotts Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Knotts Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Knotts Island include German, Irish, English, European, and French.

The most common language spoken in Knotts Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Currituck County High School
4203 Caratoke Hwy
Barco, NC 27917
09-12
Currituck County Middle School
4263 Caratoke Hwy
Barco, NC 27917
06-08
Knotts Island Elementary School
413 Woodleigh Road
Knotts Island, NC 27950
KG-05
Moyock Middle School
216 Survey Road
Moyock, NC 27958
06-08
Jarvisburg Elementary School
110 Jarvisburg Rd
Jarvisburg, NC 27947
KG-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CURRITUCK COUNTY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to North Carolina

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Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.9% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.9% 50.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.0% 4.1%

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