Williamston, NC 27892 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27892: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Williamston, NC 27892

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Bear Grass, NC 27892
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Martin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.732, Longitude -77.114
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 637
  • PO Box Addresses: 301
  • Residential Addresses: 6,089
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 39
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,050

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

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Williamston, NC 27892 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,343
Daytime Population: Workers 5,262
Daytime Population: Residents 8,776
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,038
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 14,195
Population in Familes 11,637
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density2 85
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $36,184
Average Household Income $48,333
Per Capita Income $20,204


Total Housing Units 6,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,719 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,225 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 961 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $94,727
Average Home Value $116,106


Total Households 5,944
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,941
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 -0.5% -0.63%
Households -0.67% -0.74%
Families -0.83% -0.84%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

Williamston, NC 27892 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27892 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 # 246 69th
Population Density # 505 36th
Diversity Index # 248 69th
Median Household Income # 611 22nd
Per Capita Income # 594 24th

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