South Mills, NC 27976 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27976: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Mills, NC 27976

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Camden County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.512, Longitude -76.348
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • PO Box Addresses: 179
  • Residential Addresses: 1,227
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,227

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

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South Mills, NC 27976 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,288
Daytime Population: Workers 169
Daytime Population: Residents 1,716
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,885
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 3,288
Population in Familes 2,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $65,726
Average Household Income $78,253
Per Capita Income $27,726


Total Housing Units 1,288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,011 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $251,377
Average Home Value $251,954


Total Households 1,165
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 921
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 0.7% 0.89%
Households 0.59% 0.81%
Families 0.49% 0.77%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

South Mills, NC 27976 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27976 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 # 506 35th
Population Density # 669 14th
Diversity Index # 453 42nd
Median Household Income # 61 92nd
Per Capita Income # 199 75th

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