Lucama, NC 27851 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27851: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lucama, NC 27851

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lunana, NC 27851

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 66
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,728
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wilson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.635, Longitude -78.013
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lucama, NC 27851 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,408
Population in Households 5,402
Population in Familes 4,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 124
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 2,044
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,505
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,466 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 578 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $97,433
Average Home Value $119,270


Median Household Income $37,145
Average Household Income $46,320
Per Capita Income $17,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.03%
Households -0.05% -0.05%
Families -0.18% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Lucama, NC 27851 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27851 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 # 432 44th
Population Density1 # 401 48th
Diversity Index2 # 175 78th
Median Household Income # 548 29th
Per Capita Income # 689 11th

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