Edward, NC 27821 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Edward, NC 27821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 107
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Beaufort County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.329, Longitude -76.893
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Edward, NC 27821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 316
Daytime Population: Workers 69
Daytime Population: Residents 243
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 312
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 316
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 100
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $47,831
Average Household Income $54,834
Per Capita Income $22,558


Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $73,810
Average Home Value $104,592


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.1% 0.93%
Households 1.11% 0.91%
Families 0.73% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Edward, NC 27821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27821 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 740 5th
Population Density # 454 42nd
Diversity Index # 276 65th
Median Household Income # 273 65th
Per Capita Income # 426 46th

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