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: 46
  • Single Family Addresses: 960
  • 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

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Hollister, NC 27844 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,947
Daytime Population: Workers 263
Daytime Population: Residents 1,926
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,189
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 2,947
Population in Familes 2,492
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 67
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $27,576
Average Household Income $38,183
Per Capita Income $15,444


Total Housing Units 1,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 829 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 363 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $78,992
Average Home Value $103,166


Total Households 1,192
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 824
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.57%
Households -0.01% -0.44%
Families -0.17% -0.51%
Median Household Income   -0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Hollister, NC 27844 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27844 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 532 32nd
Population Density # 556 29th
Diversity Index # 186 76th
Median Household Income # 751 4th
Per Capita Income # 743 5th

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