Knotts Island, NC

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Knotts Island Profile


Overview

Knotts Island is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,658 people and just one neighborhood, Knotts Island is the 344th largest community in North Carolina.

Occupations and Workforce

Knotts Island is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Knotts Island is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Knotts Island who work in sales jobs (16.20%), office and administrative support (15.31%), and management occupations (6.12%).


Setting & Lifestyle

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Knotts Island has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Knotts Island a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Knotts Island is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Knotts Island, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 46.15 minutes every day commuting to work.

Knotts Island Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Knotts Island rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.77% of adults 25 and older in Knotts Island have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Knotts Island in 2010 was $24,486, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,944 for a family of four. However, Knotts Island contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Knotts Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Knotts Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Knotts Island include English, Irish, Italian, and British.

The most common language spoken in Knotts Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Knotts Island 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Knotts Island 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Knotts Island 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Quality

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District Quality Compared to North Carolina

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Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Jarvisburg Elementary School
110 Jarvisburg Rd
Jarvisburg, NC, 27947
PK-05
The Jp Knapp Ech (i)school School
2966 Caratoke Hwy
Currituck, NC, 27929
09-13
Moyock Middle School
216 Survey Road
Moyock, NC, 27958
06-08
Shawboro Elementary School
370 Shawboro Road
Shawboro, NC, 27973
KG-05
Moyock Elementary School
255 Tulls Creek Road
Moyock, NC, 27958
KG-05
Knotts Island Elementary School
413 Woodleigh Road
Knotts Island, NC, 27950
KG-05
Currituck County Middle School
4263 Caratoke Hwy
Barco, NC, 27917
06-08
W T Griggs Elementary School
261 Poplar Branch Road
Poplar Branch, NC, 27965
KG-05
Currituck County High School
4203 Caratoke Hwy
Barco, NC, 27917
09-12
Central Elementary School
504 Shortcut Road
Barco, NC, 27917
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.7% 57.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.0% 51.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 5.2%

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