Hatteras demographics profile

StatisticHatterasNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)30521891
Median age60.238.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)94%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1820%43%43%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%
Hatteras, NC has a population of 481 and is the 19,770th largest city in the United States. The population density is 305 per sq mi which is 40% higher than the North Carolina average and 237% higher than the national average. The median age in Hatteras is 60 which is approximately 57% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Hatteras, 94% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 53% of Hatteras residents were born in North Carolina, 47% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Hatteras is 40% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Hatteras is 57% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Hatteras 99.79% of the population is White.
  • In Hatteras 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hatteras 0.21% of the population is Asian.

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Hatteras population breakdown by race

RaceHatterasNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American0.00%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.45%3.06%
Other race0.00%3.01%4.75%
In Hatteras, 0.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Hatteras, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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