Knotts Island, NC 27950 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27950: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Knotts Island, NC 27950

Not Acceptable, USPS
Woodleigh, NC 27950

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • Single Family Addresses: 762
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Currituck County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.538, Longitude -76.038
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Knotts Island, NC 27950 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,120
Population in Households 2,120
Population in Familes 1,763
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 836
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 588
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 659 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $184,934
Average Home Value $242,109


Median Household Income $52,363
Average Household Income $65,848
Per Capita Income $25,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 1.05%
Households 0.57% 0.89%
Families 0.47% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Knotts Island, NC 27950 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27950 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 # 597 23rd
Population Density1 # 538 31st
Diversity Index2 # 693 11th
Median Household Income # 150 81st
Per Capita Income # 214 73rd

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