Hollister, NC 27844 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27844: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hollister, NC 27844

Not Acceptable, USPS
Essex, NC 27844

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • Single Family Addresses: 957
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Halifax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.247, Longitude -77.957
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Hollister, NC 27844 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,989
Population in Households 2,989
Population in Familes 2,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 67
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 1,207
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 838
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 847 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 360 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $73,024
Average Home Value $97,107


Median Household Income $25,806
Average Household Income $36,139
Per Capita Income $14,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.15%
Households 0.39% 0.03%
Families 0.27% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
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.

Hollister, NC 27844 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27844 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 # 530 32nd
Population Density1 # 549 29th
Diversity Index2 # 183 76th
Median Household Income # 752 3rd
Per Capita Income # 743 4th

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