Dare County , North Carolina

Dare County: County in North Carolina, United States

Dare County locator map
Location of Dare County on North Carolina map.

About

Dare County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,920 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 37,547 inhabitants. Its county seat is Manteo. The county was created 151 years ago in 1869.

Dare County Courthouse image
Dare County Courthouse
Dare County Courthouse image

Geography

Dare County is located at 35°47'12"N 75°46'51"W (35.7866300, -75.7809400). It has 3 neighbors: Currituck County, Hyde County and Tyrrell County.

Dare County map

The largest city of Dare County is Nags Head with a population of 2,997. . See all Dare County cities & populated places.

Weather

Dare County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 73. more

Dare County Quick Facts

Population : 37,547 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 4044 km2
Water as percent of area : 75%
Land as percent of area : 25%
Named for : Virginia Dare
Altitude : 3 feet / 1 meters
Capital : Manteo
Establishment : January 01, 1870
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:38:23 (17th October 2021)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.66% (2010-2020)
Weather : 73℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Dare County has 3 neighbours.

  • Kitty Hawk
  • Duck
  • Southern Shores
  • Kill Devil Hills
  • Nags Head
  • Manteo

Demographics

The population of Dare County increased by 9.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,920 - census
2011 34,156 0.69% estimation process
2012 34,383 0.66% estimation process
2013 34,810 1.23% estimation process
2014 34,894 0.24% estimation process
2015 35,468 1.62% estimation process
2016 35,829 1.01% estimation process
2017 36,199 1.02% estimation process
2018 36,607 1.11% estimation process
2019 37,009 1.09% estimation process
2020 37,547 1.43% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

Dare County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dare County.

City Name Population Title
Kill Devil Hills 7,413 Town in North Carolina, United States
Kitty Hawk 3,598 Town in North Carolina
Nags Head 2,997 City in Dare County, North Carolina, United States of America
Southern Shores 2,997 Town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States
Wanchese 1,642 Township in Dare County, North Carolina
Manteo 1,468 Town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States
Duck 394 Town in North Carolina, United States

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,128,945 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States