Kill Devil Hills NC

Kill Devil Hills

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Kill Devil Hills

The town of Kill Devil Hills is located in Dare, North Carolina and is part of the well-known tourist destination known as the Outer Banks. The area is the real site of the Wright Brothers famous first flight, though Kitty Hawk has always held the honor because it was the nearest community at the time of the flight.

The town’s name arose in the Colonial era. Shipwrecks were a very real and frequent occurrence and salvaging from those wrecks meat good money to local settlers. Many of the plundered ships were hauling rum which was called Kill Devil. With so many stashes of rum being hidden among the dunes the dunes began to resemble hills and hence the name Kill Devil Hills developed. The Wright brothers made four flights on December 17, 1903 and their place in history was assured, it would be 8 years later when Orville would return to make another record making flight when he sat a gliding record of 10 minutes and 34 seconds. The accomplishments of the Wright brothers are commemorated by the Wright Brothers National Memorial. Another bit of homage to the accomplishments of the brothers are the First Flight Airport, Flight Elementary School and First Flight Middle School which stand near neighbors to the monument.

Homes for sale in the area are predominantly middle class but vary from fixer-uppers to newer luxury homes. Other real estate options include apartments for rent and townhouses and beach houses for rent and lease.

According to the 2010 United States Census of 2010 the town has a population of 6,683 and spans 5.5 miles giving it a population density of 1,215 people per square inch. During the peak of tourism season the population swells much like it does in the other communities of the Outer Banks region. Tourism fuels the local economy given the town an economic stability that has lasted for decades. The median income household income in town is approximately $39,713 and the approximate median household income is $44,681.

With so much history, the natural beauty of area, unique shopping and dining opportunities the town is the perfect place to visit or settle. Local sandy beaches, complete with lifeguards and public restrooms, are well suited for building sand castles, sunning and swimming. Local charter boats take visitors on fishing expeditions full of family fun. Kill Devil Hills has friendly local real estate agents waiting to help you find the home of your dreams.


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      Number of households 4,468
      Household Avg. Income 78,896
      Avg. year dwelling build 1985
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      Population 10,741
      Population Density 701
      Median Age 39
      Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $330,955
      Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 14 years
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