Margarettsville, NC 27853 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27853: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Margarettsville, NC 27853

Acceptable Alternative
Margarettsvl, NC 27853

Not Acceptable, USPS
Margaretsville, NC 27853

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 209
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Northampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.525, Longitude -77.293
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Margarettsville, NC 27853 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 451
Population in Households 451
Population in Familes 363
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $90,686
Average Home Value $116,608


Median Household Income $36,227
Average Household Income $49,175
Per Capita Income $20,826
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.36%
Households 0.08% -0.32%
Families -0.13% -0.34%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
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.

Margarettsville, NC 27853 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27853 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 # 733 6th
Population Density1 # 753 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 243 69th
Median Household Income # 572 26th
Per Capita Income # 488 37th

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