Poplar Branch, NC 27965 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27965: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Poplar Branch, NC 27965

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Currituck County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.263, Longitude -75.884
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • PO Box Addresses: 60
  • Residential Addresses: 189
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 189

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

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Poplar Branch, NC 27965 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 724
Daytime Population: Workers 159
Daytime Population: Residents 350
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 720
Population in Familes 593
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $49,071
Average Household Income $68,573
Per Capita Income $28,730


Total Housing Units 385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 232 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $278,205
Average Home Value $321,444


Total Households 302
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 214
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 2.05% 1.97%
Households 1.93% 1.91%
Families 1.73% 1.8%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Poplar Branch, NC 27965 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27965 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 # 707 10th
Population Density # 622 20th
Diversity Index # 703 10th
Median Household Income # 241 69th
Per Capita Income # 165 79th

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