Engelhard, NC 27824 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27824: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Engelhard, NC 27824

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 54
  • Single Family Addresses: 405
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 14
  • County: Hyde County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.533, Longitude -76.038
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Engelhard, NC 27824 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,549
Population in Households 1,536
Population in Familes 1,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 641
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 404
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $93,797
Average Home Value $99,941


Median Household Income $37,803
Average Household Income $47,561
Per Capita Income $19,829
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.12%
Households 0.41% 0.12%
Families 0.24% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Engelhard, NC 27824 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27824 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 # 653 16th
Population Density1 # 760 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 239 69th
Median Household Income # 523 33rd
Per Capita Income # 565 27th

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