Walstonburg, NC 27888 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27888: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walstonburg, NC 27888

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 836
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.581, Longitude -77.704
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27888 has segments in 2 Counties (Greene, Wilson).

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Walstonburg, NC 27888 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,677
Population in Households 2,672
Population in Familes 2,269
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 997
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 700
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 701 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $91,299
Average Home Value $104,101


Median Household Income $44,900
Average Household Income $56,006
Per Capita Income $20,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.64%
Households -0.43% -0.57%
Families -0.58% -0.67%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Walstonburg, NC 27888 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27888 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 # 558 29th
Population Density1 # 625 20th
Diversity Index2 # 26 97th
Median Household Income # 348 56th
Per Capita Income # 545 30th

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