Engelhard, NC 27824 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27824: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Engelhard, NC 27824

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hyde County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.533, Longitude -76.038
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 55
  • PO Box Addresses: 173
  • Residential Addresses: 425
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 15
    • Single Family Addresses: 410

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Engelhard, NC 27824 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,512
Daytime Population: Workers 410
Daytime Population: Residents 764
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,174
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,498
Population in Familes 1,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $35,896
Average Household Income $46,365
Per Capita Income $19,319


Total Housing Units 912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 (31.5%)
Median Home Value $98,837
Average Home Value $104,831


Total Households 625
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 392
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.27% -0.64%
Households -0.24% -0.62%
Families -0.45% -0.72%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Engelhard, NC 27824 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27824 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 # 656 16th
Population Density # 768 2nd
Diversity Index # 243 69th
Median Household Income # 621 21st
Per Capita Income # 645 18th

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