Elizabeth City, NC 27909 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27909: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Acceptable Alternative
Elizabeth Cty, NC 27909

Not Acceptable, USPS
Eliz City, NC 27909
Elizabeth City Coast Guard A, NC 27909

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pasquotank County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.295, Longitude -76.233
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27909 has segments in 2 Counties (Camden, Pasquotank).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,291
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,431
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 210
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,221

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

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Elizabeth City, NC 27909 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,116
Daytime Population: Workers 18,871
Daytime Population: Residents 21,200
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,071
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 37,771
Population in Familes 31,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,345
Population Density2 177
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $46,880
Average Household Income $64,304
Per Capita Income $24,972


Total Housing Units 17,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,316 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,685 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,064 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $185,526
Average Home Value $203,754


Total Households 15,001
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 10,247
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 -0.19% -0.02%
Households 0.04% -0.03%
Families -0.12% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

Elizabeth City, NC 27909 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27909 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 # 65 92nd
Population Density # 332 58th
Diversity Index # 203 74th
Median Household Income # 296 62nd
Per Capita Income # 294 63rd

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