Rich Square, NC 27869 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27869: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rich Square, NC 27869

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Northampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.271, Longitude -77.286
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 66
  • PO Box Addresses: 412
  • Residential Addresses: 525
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 525

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

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Rich Square, NC 27869 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,989
Daytime Population: Workers 659
Daytime Population: Residents 1,319
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,978
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,866
Population in Familes 1,448
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $31,192
Average Household Income $41,070
Per Capita Income $18,825


Total Housing Units 1,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 574 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $76,412
Average Home Value $95,078


Total Households 843
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 503
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 -1.73% -1.39%
Households -1.69% -1.37%
Families -1.92% -1.47%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Rich Square, NC 27869 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27869 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 # 610 22nd
Population Density # 729 7th
Diversity Index # 383 52nd
Median Household Income # 712 9th
Per Capita Income # 666 15th

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