Hobgood, NC 27843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hobgood, NC 27843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • Single Family Addresses: 375
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Halifax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.984, Longitude -77.443
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27843 has segments in 2 Counties (Edgecombe, Halifax).

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Hobgood, NC 27843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,022
Population in Households 1,022
Population in Familes 845
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 440
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $99,839


Median Household Income $29,907
Average Household Income $39,935
Per Capita Income $17,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.1%
Households 0.75% 0.18%
Families 0.55% 0.07%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

Hobgood, NC 27843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27843 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 # 687 11th
Population Density1 # 740 5th
Diversity Index2 # 226 71st
Median Household Income # 703 9th
Per Capita Income # 696 10th

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