Fairfield, NC 27826 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27826: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairfield, NC 27826

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • Single Family Addresses: 238
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hyde County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.574, Longitude -76.243
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Fairfield, NC 27826 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,344
Population in Households 1,028
Population in Familes 832
Population in Group Qrtrs 316
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 267
Average Household Size 3.85
Family Households 174
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (29.0%)
Median Home Value $85,855
Average Home Value $106,784


Median Household Income $37,716
Average Household Income $49,444
Per Capita Income $13,786
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% 0.13%
Households 0.49% 0.15%
Families 0.28% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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.

Fairfield, NC 27826 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27826 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 # 667 14th
Population Density1 # 754 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 216 72nd
Median Household Income # 529 32nd
Per Capita Income # 752 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.