Hobbsville, NC 27946 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27946: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hobbsville, NC 27946

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • Single Family Addresses: 469
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Gates County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.353, Longitude -76.64
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27946 has segments in 2 Counties (Chowan, Gates).

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Hobbsville, NC 27946 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,157
Population in Households 1,115
Population in Familes 930
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 478
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 334
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $120,667
Average Home Value $151,702


Median Household Income $50,517
Average Household Income $65,253
Per Capita Income $27,871
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.37%
Households -0.2% -0.34%
Families -0.33% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Hobbsville, NC 27946 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27946 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 # 682 12th
Population Density1 # 697 10th
Diversity Index2 # 308 60th
Median Household Income # 181 77th
Per Capita Income # 152 81st

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