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ZIP Code 27948

Primary City:Kill Devil Hills, NC (View All Cities)
County: Dare County
Timezone: Eastern (9:21am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.02, -75.69
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27948

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27948. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 27948. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27948, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Kill Devil Hills, NC
Acceptable:
Kill Devil Hl

Stats and Demographics for the 27948 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27948 is located in northeast North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27948 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27948 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,862
Population Density 1,175 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,024
Median Home Value $263,400
Land Area 9.25 sq mi
Water Area 6.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,528
Median Household Income $53,864

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3133233382973293994324304724724724093001981311007047
Female3113083002902853623983504084745034133242151491127256
Total624631638587614761830780880946975822624413280212142103

Gender

 Male 5,532 51%
 Female 5,330 49%
Gender

Race

 White 9,991 92.0%
 Black Or African American 106 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.5%
 Asian 121 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 372 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 215 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2626254575769838222560
Renter165441369353157532312
Total1917039141,11085543524872

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,103 46%
 Single Guardian 679 15%
 Singles 1,175 26%
 Singles With Roommate 571 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,170 70%
 Households with Kids 1,358 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6463835882766142626756725390497174544966
Female7051696070625361626261586158688060523050
Total13411415211815213811410312412911713011414811715113410679116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27948 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 27948 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 27948 real estate data, the median home value of $263,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 27948 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27948 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,859 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,340 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 615 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,573 17%
 Households Vacant 4,496 50%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 180 4.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 0.4%
 For Sale Only 132 2.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4,039 89.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 110 2.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 1%
 2 Bedroom 645 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,013 60%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $53,864 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27948 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,648 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,524 29%
 No Earnings 1,684 19%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,648 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,524 29%
 No Earnings 1,684 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,772 92.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 16 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 95 1.5%
 Worked at Home 370 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 293 8%
 High School Graduate 2,283 58%
 Associate's degree 215 6%
 Bachelor's degree 845 22%
 Master's degree 141 4%
 Professional school degree 34 1%
 Doctorate degree 95 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,503 89.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 115 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 60 3.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27948

ZIP Code 27948 is in the Dare County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27948.

First Flight Elementary
107 Veterans Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dare County School District
First Flight Middle School
109 Veterans Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dare County School District
First Flight High School
100 Veterans Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dare County School District

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