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Community Workshops Coming Soon!

Currituck County Planning Staff will begin hosting community-wide workshops at the end of October. The purpose of the workshops will be to provide information on the project, gather input on opportunities and challenges in the county, and gauge the public's response...

Consider the Commute

Did you know that 81% of the Currituck County workforce commutes outside of the county? Over half of those who leave the county for work are commuting to the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Significant retail leakage, in which resident spending occurs outside of the...

Housing Snapshot

The infographic shown here displays a snapshot of the current housing stock in Currituck County. As you can see, the scale is tipped heavily toward single family homes. With the need to add at least 207 additional dwelling units per year (see post on Aug. 11), serious...

Home Sweet Home

Currituck’s projected population growth will create the need for 4,148 new dwelling units, over the next 20 years, to accommodate new year-round residents. That translates into adding at least 207 dwelling units per year to keep up with predicted demand.  New housing...

The Generation that Keeps on Booming

In the previous post, we shared that Currituck County’s population will increase by 42.5% by the year 2035. But what does that growth look like? The infographics above provide a breakdown of Currituck’s population growth by age group. The County will experience growth...

Here we GROW!

Currituck County is the fastest growing county in North Carolina’s ten county Albemarle region. Within the next 20 years, the population of Currituck is expected to increase by 42.5 percent, adding 10,877 new residents. According to growth projections published by the...

Sense of Place

Sense of place refers to the human experience in a given landscape. It is the blend of special qualities--physical, cultural, social--that effectuate a bond with a particular location.  Currituck’s unique identity has been, and continues to be, shaped by the area’s...

Reflecting on Recreation

Recreational opportunities—both active and passive—are key to enjoying a high quality of life. From large parks that draw users from all over the County to trail networks to public water access and more, how should Currituck County prioritize efforts to provide...

How do you Imagine TRANSPORTATION?

If you’re travelling this Independence Day, take a moment to think about the various ways you travel to different destinations. By car. On foot. On a bike. By Boat. By plane. By bus. Transportation will be a key element of the Imagine Currituck 2040 Vision Plan. ...

How do you Imagine? VIDEO LAUNCH

We need to know how you Imagine Currituck. Watch the video below to find out which topics we need your input on most. Then, head over to the survey page to make your voice heard.  #imaginecurrituck Check back here frequently for new posts, or follow Currituck County...

Wouldn’t it be GRAND

Thank you to those who have completed the Imagine Currituck questionnaire! We’ve received just over 650 survey responses so far. You can help us get to 1000 by encouraging your friends, neighbors, and co-workers who haven’t taken the survey to tell us how they...

Let’s hear from YOU!

Imagine Currituck has launched! If you haven’t already checked them out, the survey and interactive map are up & running, and ready to receive your input! Head over to the Survey Page of the site to access the questionnaire and interactive map. The map is a unique...

Hello Currituck!

Welcome to the Imagine Currituck blog! Stay tuned for new information on the development of the Imagine Currituck  2040 Vision Plan.

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