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: 92
  • PO Box Addresses: 109
  • Residential Addresses: 419
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 419

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 27966 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Powells Point, NC 27966 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,324
Population in Households 1,324
Population in Familes 1,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 128
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $55,848
Average Household Income $69,852
Per Capita Income $27,593


Total Housing Units 641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 373 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $266,860
Average Home Value $331,635


Total Households 523
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 356
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 2.83% 2.16%
Households 2.78% 2.16%
Families 2.69% 2.05%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

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

The table below compares 27966 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 # 669 14th
Population Density # 400 49th
Diversity Index # 547 29th
Median Household Income # 156 80th
Per Capita Income # 238 69th

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