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Where is Dare County, North Carolina?

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Dare County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Dare is found in the county seat of Manteo.

With a total 4,047.02 sq. km of land and water area, Dare County, North Carolina is the 426th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 35,104 people, Dare County has a total 33783 households earning 55481 on average per year.

Dare County, North Carolina offers the following attractions to visitors: Cape Hatteras NS, Fort Raleigh NHS, Wright Brothers NMEM

Dare County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37055
Area Codes 252
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Kill Devil Hills (population: 11,071), Kitty Hawk (population: 7,080), Manteo (population: 6,228), Nags Head (population: 2,842), Wanchese (population: 1,674), Buxton (population: 1,351), Frisco (population: 1,112), Manns Harbor (population: 1,040), Avon (population: 791), Hatteras (population: 513)
Land Area 13,554 sq miles
Water Area 383 sq miles
Household Income $55,481
Housing Units 33,783
Median Home Value $293,900
High School Grads 92% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 31% of population
Retail Spending $25,548 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $248,321 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.