Walstonburg, NC 27888 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27888: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walstonburg, NC 27888

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.581, Longitude -77.704
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27888 has segments in 2 Counties (Greene, Wilson).

  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • PO Box Addresses: 154
  • Residential Addresses: 843
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 843

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

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Walstonburg, NC 27888 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,677
Daytime Population: Workers 197
Daytime Population: Residents 1,494
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,691
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 2,672
Population in Familes 2,269
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $44,900
Average Household Income $56,006
Per Capita Income $20,893


Total Housing Units 1,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 701 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $91,299
Average Home Value $104,101


Total Households 997
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 700
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 -0.52% -0.64%
Households -0.43% -0.57%
Families -0.58% -0.67%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

Walstonburg, NC 27888 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27888 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 # 558 29th
Population Density # 625 20th
Diversity Index # 26 97th
Median Household Income # 348 56th
Per Capita Income # 545 30th

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