Four Oaks, NC 27524 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27524: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Four Oaks, NC 27524

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 194
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,460
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
  • County: Johnston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.448, Longitude -78.426
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27524 has segments in 2 Counties (Johnston, Wayne).

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Four Oaks, NC 27524 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,813
Population in Households 12,756
Population in Familes 10,646
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 89
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 4,840
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 3,392
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,087 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,753 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 637 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $119,758
Average Home Value $150,202


Median Household Income $40,100
Average Household Income $57,803
Per Capita Income $21,947
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.84%
Households 0.6% 0.76%
Families 0.39% 0.61%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Four Oaks, NC 27524 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27524 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 264 66th
Population Density1 # 487 37th
Diversity Index2 # 172 78th
Median Household Income # 438 44th
Per Capita Income # 408 47th

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