Manteo, NC 27954 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27954: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Manteo, NC 27954

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cape Hatteras National Seash, NC 27954
Fort Raleigh City, NC 27954
Fort Raleigh National Histor, NC 27954
Wright Brothers National Mem, NC 27954

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dare County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.916, Longitude -75.677
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 326
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,062
  • Residential Addresses: 2,260
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,260

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 27954 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27954 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. North Carolina Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Manteo, NC 27954 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 6,405
Population in Households 6,339
Population in Familes 5,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 516
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $55,676
Average Household Income $75,915
Per Capita Income $31,329


Total Housing Units 3,815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,748 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 894 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,173 (30.7%)
Median Home Value $294,364
Average Home Value $353,847


Total Households 2,642
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,766
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.51% 0.53%
Households 0.57% 0.58%
Families 0.44% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Manteo, NC 27954 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27954 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 409 48th
Population Density # 180 77th
Diversity Index # 414 47th
Median Household Income # 204 74th
Per Capita Income # 168 79th

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