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Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County.

According to legend, the community was named for rum so powerful it would kill the devil

The latitude of Kill Devil Hills is 36.030N. The longitude is -75.676W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,287.


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Median household income
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$39,713
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kill Devil Hills demographic reports
Kill Devil Hills is between Albemarle Sound and the Atlantic Ocean
Site of the first powered airplane flight, by the Wright brothers in 1903
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 26. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Nature Conservancy at Nags Head Woods
Historic sites and museums: Wright Brothers National Memorial

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16% of Kill Devil Hills residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kill Devil Hills ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kill Devil Hills was $20,679, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Kill Devil Hills residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kill Devil Hills, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $578.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.


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Libraries in Kill Devil Hills include Kill Devil Hills Branch Library ... View libraries

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Dare County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kill Devil Hills political report.

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The average commute time for Kill Devil Hills workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Kill Devil Hills include Clarion Hotel on the Ocean, Days Inn-Mariner, Days Inn-Oceanfront, Ramada Plaza, Travelodge.

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