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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B-
Nags Head is a town in North Carolina with a population of 2,855. Nags Head is in Dare County. Living in Nags Head offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Nags Head there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Nags Head and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Nags Head are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$319,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,296
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    577.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    69.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    34
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    3,397.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,567.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    68
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Nags Head

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,875
National
$55,322

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Nags Head Reviews

3 reviews
It is a wonderful place to visit and live, clean beaches and great piers. I would like to see more effort during the season in keeping the ocean clean!
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Nags Head, NC is a great place to live. There are tons of things to do like climbing the largest living sand dune on the east coast, Jockeys Ridge, or going out to locally owned restaurants for fresh local catch seafood!
People are generally supportive of eachother and the neighborhood is close knit. Many business and locals support athletics at the high school and come to games regularly. For the most part it is a friendly environment.