Merry Hill, NC 27957 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27957: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merry Hill, NC 27957

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • Single Family Addresses: 579
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bertie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.083, Longitude -76.768
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Merry Hill, NC 27957 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,351
Population in Households 1,351
Population in Familes 1,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 564
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 379
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $96,947
Average Home Value $150,889


Median Household Income $34,179
Average Household Income $46,355
Per Capita Income $19,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.07%
Households 0.4% -0.07%
Families 0.21% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Merry Hill, NC 27957 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27957 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 # 664 14th
Population Density1 # 682 12th
Diversity Index2 # 349 55th
Median Household Income # 630 19th
Per Capita Income # 600 23rd

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