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, 2017)


Total Population 487
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 325
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 361
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 487
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $37,818
Average Household Income $53,168
Per Capita Income $22,272


Total Housing Units 261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $95,370
Average Home Value $123,167


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 127
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 -0.71% -0.79%
Households -0.53% -0.7%
Families -0.74% -0.96%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Margarettsville, NC 27853 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27853 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 # 730 7th
Population Density # 758 3rd
Diversity Index # 284 64th
Median Household Income # 565 28th
Per Capita Income # 443 43rd

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