Hatteras, NC 27943 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27943: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hatteras, NC 27943

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 66
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dare County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.231, Longitude -75.627
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hatteras, NC 27943 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 514
Daytime Population: Workers 579
Daytime Population: Residents 185
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 764
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.49
Population in Households 510
Population in Familes 386
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 175
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $46,660
Average Household Income $65,440
Per Capita Income $29,319


Total Housing Units 906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (17.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 677 (74.7%)
Median Home Value $286,290
Average Home Value $345,440


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 140
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 0.27% 0.42%
Households 0.24% 0.52%
Families 0.1% 0.28%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   4.2%

Hatteras, NC 27943 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27943 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 # 726 7th
Population Density # 337 57th
Diversity Index # 757 3rd
Median Household Income # 299 62nd
Per Capita Income # 152 81st

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