Williamston, NC 27892 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27892: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Williamston, NC 27892

Acceptable Alternative
Bear Grass, NC 27892
Beargrass, NC 27892

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 625
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,004
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
  • County: Martin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.732, Longitude -77.114
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Williamston, NC 27892 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,659
Population in Households 14,519
Population in Familes 11,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 6,046
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 4,017
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,810 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,236 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 956 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $92,243
Average Home Value $112,762


Median Household Income $35,890
Average Household Income $47,752
Per Capita Income $19,856
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.46%
Households -0.65% -0.46%
Families -0.8% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Williamston, NC 27892 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27892 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 # 245 69th
Population Density1 # 512 34th
Diversity Index2 # 249 68th
Median Household Income # 584 25th
Per Capita Income # 561 28th

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