Rodanthe, NC 27968 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27968: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rodanthe, NC 27968

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 68
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dare County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.583, Longitude -75.468
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rodanthe, NC 27968 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 267
Population in Households 267
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 350
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (13.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 484 (80.1%)
Median Home Value $293,333
Average Home Value $352,083


Median Household Income $44,255
Average Household Income $63,393
Per Capita Income $28,491
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.45%
Households 0.27% 0.66%
Families 0.21% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.

Rodanthe, NC 27968 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27968 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 # 741 5th
Population Density1 # 218 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 696 10th
Median Household Income # 319 59th
Per Capita Income # 140 82nd

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