Lucama, NC 27851 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27851: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lucama, NC 27851

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lunana, NC 27851

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wilson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.635, Longitude -78.013
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 68
  • PO Box Addresses: 366
  • Residential Addresses: 1,765
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,765

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

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Lucama, NC 27851 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,500
Population in Households 5,494
Population in Familes 4,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 123
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $38,678
Average Household Income $50,161
Per Capita Income $18,867


Total Housing Units 2,295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,567 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 499 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $107,135
Average Home Value $126,276


Total Households 2,066
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,514
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 0.45% 0.35%
Households 0.33% 0.3%
Families 0.2% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.62%

Lucama, NC 27851 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27851 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 428 45th
Population Density # 406 48th
Diversity Index # 177 77th
Median Household Income # 572 26th
Per Capita Income # 686 12th

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