Wanchese, NC 27981 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27981: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wanchese, NC 27981

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dare County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.835, Longitude -75.642
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 83
  • PO Box Addresses: 403
  • Residential Addresses: 283
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 283

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

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  1. 27981 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27981 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Wanchese, NC 27981 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,911
Population in Households 1,911
Population in Familes 1,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 292
Diversity Index3 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,351
Average Household Income $67,528
Per Capita Income $27,987

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 527 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $215,931
Average Home Value $267,742
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 792
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 539
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.86% 1.59%
Households 1.87% 1.54%
Families 1.73% 1.48%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Wanchese, NC 27981 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27981 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 # 620 20th
Population Density # 251 68th
Diversity Index # 670 13th
Median Household Income # 252 68th
Per Capita Income # 221 72nd

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