Knotts Island, NC 27950 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27950: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Knotts Island, NC 27950

Not Acceptable, USPS
Woodleigh, NC 27950

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Currituck County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.538, Longitude -76.038
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • PO Box Addresses: 126
  • Residential Addresses: 768
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 768

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

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  1. 27950 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27950 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Knotts Island, NC 27950 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,144
Population in Households 2,144
Population in Familes 1,787
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $56,459
Average Household Income $71,038
Per Capita Income $28,594


Total Housing Units 1,020 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 704 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $226,984
Average Home Value $257,599


Total Households 863
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 605
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.81% 1.41%
Households 0.82% 1.4%
Families 0.7% 1.32%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Knotts Island, NC 27950 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27950 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 599 23rd
Population Density # 544 30th
Diversity Index # 712 8th
Median Household Income # 151 81st
Per Capita Income # 210 73rd

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