Swanquarter, NC 27885 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27885: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swanquarter, NC 27885

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hyde County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.406, Longitude -76.278
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • PO Box Addresses: 39
  • Residential Addresses: 386
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 386

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

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Swanquarter, NC 27885 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 825
Daytime Population: Workers 880
Daytime Population: Residents 361
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,241
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.50
Population in Households 773
Population in Familes 606
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $36,232
Average Household Income $48,177
Per Capita Income $21,792


Total Housing Units 538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 256 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $83,178
Average Home Value $108,496


Total Households 355
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 226
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 -1.65% -1.22%
Households -1.63% -1.33%
Families -1.81% -1.46%
Median Household Income   -0.34%
Per Capita Income   0.78%

Swanquarter, NC 27885 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27885 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 # 698 11th
Population Density # 766 2nd
Diversity Index # 295 63rd
Median Household Income # 609 22nd
Per Capita Income # 476 39th

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