Garysburg, NC 27831 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27831: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Garysburg, NC 27831

Acceptable Alternative
Gumberry, NC 27831

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Northampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.474, Longitude -77.596
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • PO Box Addresses: 533
  • Residential Addresses: 759
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 759

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

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Garysburg, NC 27831 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,154
Daytime Population: Workers 573
Daytime Population: Residents 1,953
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,526
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 3,131
Population in Familes 2,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $28,278
Average Household Income $42,004
Per Capita Income $18,149


Total Housing Units 1,678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 899 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 451 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 328 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $73,123
Average Home Value $91,657


Total Households 1,350
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 866
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 -1.39% -1.32%
Households -1.28% -1.28%
Families -1.45% -1.38%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Garysburg, NC 27831 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27831 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 # 514 34th
Population Density # 606 23rd
Diversity Index # 488 38th
Median Household Income # 741 5th
Per Capita Income # 692 12th

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