Powells Point, NC 27966 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27966: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Powells Point, NC 27966

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Currituck County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.116, Longitude -75.837
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 91
  • PO Box Addresses: 102
  • Residential Addresses: 445
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 445

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

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  1. 27966 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27966 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Powells Point, NC 27966 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 1,473
Population in Households 1,473
Population in Familes 1,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 132
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $57,776
Average Household Income $71,275
Per Capita Income $28,113


Total Housing Units 715 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 407 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $268,207
Average Home Value $297,543


Total Households 581
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 395
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 3.06% 1.98%
Households 3.08% 1.99%
Families 2.98% 1.9%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Powells Point, NC 27966 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27966 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 # 662 15th
Population Density # 390 50th
Diversity Index # 553 29th
Median Household Income # 178 77th
Per Capita Income # 255 67th

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