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Demographics

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North Carolina Department of Commerce Profile for Currituck County


Seasonal Visitor Growth

Additional Seasonal Visitors

Increase of 30% between 2015 and 2035.

Additional 40,000 visitors in 2035

Housing Growth Needs By 2035

Current Housing Stock - 2014-2015

9,751 - 66.4% Year -Round
4,944 - Seasonal 33.6%


Furture Year- Round Housing Needs

Additional 4,148 Dwellings needed in 2035

Will need an average of 207 new dwellings per year


Current Housing Type

Single Family - 85%

Manufactured - 13%

Multi-Family - 2%


Cost Burdened
30% + Income Spent on Housing

  NC Currituck
Home Owners 31.2% 34.4%
Renters 41.0% 57.5%



Commute Patterns

Workforce Commute out of Currituck County

81%

Resident Commute Destination - 2014 - 2015

Dare County, North Carolina - 19%

Other North Carolina Counties - 40%

Virginia - 41%



Population Growth by 2035


Total County Population

2015 - 25,616 citizens 2035 - 36,493 citizens

Increase of 10,877 persons 42.5% increase in population
Additional 4,253 citizen age 65+ 112% increase in seniors
Additional 1,200 citizens 5 to 19 years old 20% increase in new students

Growth by Age Group
How Currituck Will Grow by 2035

0-19 year old 29%
20-34 year old 37%
35-54 year old 31%
55-64 year old 25%
65+ year old 112%


Population


2010 US Census Bureau: 23, 547

2013: 24,506 (Certified by NC Demographer)

2015 Estimate: 25,616 (NC Demographer)

2020 Estimate: 28,334 (NC Demographer)

NC recently exceeded 10 Million people!



State-wide Population Growth 2010-2020


2010-2020 Population Growth Map