Garysburg, NC 27831 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27831: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Garysburg, NC 27831

Acceptable Alternative
Gumberry, NC 27831

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • Single Family Addresses: 754
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Northampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.474, Longitude -77.596
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Garysburg, NC 27831 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,186
Population in Households 3,183
Population in Familes 2,560
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 1,354
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 873
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,667 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 926 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 428 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 313 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $73,986
Average Home Value $90,227


Median Household Income $26,548
Average Household Income $38,259
Per Capita Income $16,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.15% -1.13%
Households -1.01% -1.04%
Families -1.16% -1.15%
Median Household Income   -0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
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.

Garysburg, NC 27831 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27831 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 # 515 34th
Population Density1 # 592 24th
Diversity Index2 # 477 38th
Median Household Income # 742 4th
Per Capita Income # 718 7th

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