Fountain, NC 27829 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27829: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fountain, NC 27829

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • Single Family Addresses: 632
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pitt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.676, Longitude -77.638
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27829 has segments in 2 Counties (Pitt, Wilson).

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Fountain, NC 27829 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,922
Population in Households 1,920
Population in Familes 1,624
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 792
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 565
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 539 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $88,590
Average Home Value $116,234


Median Household Income $39,659
Average Household Income $53,807
Per Capita Income $22,186
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.73%
Households 0.56% 0.6%
Families 0.46% 0.56%
Median Household Income   -0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
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.

Fountain, NC 27829 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27829 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 # 618 20th
Population Density1 # 629 19th
Diversity Index2 # 273 65th
Median Household Income # 463 40th
Per Capita Income # 390 50th

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