Shawboro, NC 27973 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27973: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shawboro, NC 27973

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • Single Family Addresses: 507
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Currituck County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.377, Longitude -76.085
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27973 has segments in 2 Counties (Camden, Currituck).

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Shawboro, NC 27973 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,721
Population in Households 1,693
Population in Familes 1,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 643
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 480
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 494 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $213,592
Average Home Value $269,028


Median Household Income $55,910
Average Household Income $66,826
Per Capita Income $25,381
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 2.17%
Households 1.22% 2.12%
Families 1.05% 2.04%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.

Shawboro, NC 27973 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27973 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 # 636 19th
Population Density1 # 682 13th
Diversity Index2 # 519 34th
Median Household Income # 120 85th
Per Capita Income # 277 65th

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