Powells Point, NC 27966 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27966: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

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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: 88
  • PO Box Addresses: 110
  • Residential Addresses: 404
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 404

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

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Powells Point, NC 27966 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,315
Daytime Population: Workers 473
Daytime Population: Residents 658
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 1,315
Population in Familes 1,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 128
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $54,140
Average Household Income $66,175
Per Capita Income $25,967


Total Housing Units 627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 343 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $246,371
Average Home Value $333,163


Total Households 516
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 350
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 2.3% 2.02%
Households 2.25% 1.94%
Families 2.1% 1.87%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

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

The table below compares 27966 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 # 665 15th
Population Density # 393 50th
Diversity Index # 540 31st
Median Household Income # 147 81st
Per Capita Income # 257 67th

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