Nags Head Information

Nags Head Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Nags Head, NC

General Nags Head Information

State: North Carolina

County: Dare County

Close cities: Columbia, NC, Southern Shores, NC, Wanchese, NC, Stumpy-Point, NC, Point Harbor, NC, Powells Point, NC, Manns Harbor, NC, Harbinger, NC, Manteo, NC, Kill Devil Hills, NC, Kitty Hawk, NC

Nags Head Population (census data)
Total 3,023 (+12.7% since 2000)
Male 1,496 (49.5%)
Female 1,527 (50.5%)

Population Density: 463 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.5 (US Avg is 100)

Nags Head Elevation: 10 feet above sea level

Land Area: 6.54 square miles

Median Household Income: $61,226

Zip Codes: 27959.

Nags Head Map

Loading Map...

Nags Head Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (23.8%)
  • German (14.3%)
  • Irish (14.0%)
  • United States (9.7%)
  • Italian (5.0%)
  • French (3.5%)

Local Nags Head Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Norfolk State University, East Carolina University, Old Dominion University

Nags Head School Information

Elementary Schools
Nags Head Elementary (3100 Wrightsville Avenue, Nags Head, NC, 27959 - Dare County Schools District)

Find a Job