Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27870: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Acceptable Alternative
Roanoke Rapid, NC 27870
Roanoke Rapids Air Force Sta, NC 27870
Ronok Rpd Afs, NC 27870

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,166
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,613
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 815
  • County: Halifax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.451, Longitude -77.655
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
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Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 26,809
Population in Households 26,648
Population in Familes 21,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density1 390
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,076
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 7,267
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,503 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,573 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,226 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $131,314
Average Home Value $165,604
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,544
Average Household Income $48,808
Per Capita Income $20,177
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.1%
Households 0.19% -0.04%
Families 0.02% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.

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Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27870 to the other 771 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 134 83rd
Population Density1 # 202 74th
Diversity Index2 # 216 72nd
Median Household Income # 624 19th
Per Capita Income # 486 37th

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