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ZIP Code 27954

Primary City:Manteo, NC (View All Cities)
County: Dare County
Timezone: Eastern (7:18am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.91, -75.68
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27954

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27954. 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 27954. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27954, 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:
Manteo, NC
Unacceptable:
Cape Hatteras National Seash, Fort Raleigh City, Fort Raleigh National Histor, Wright Brothers National Mem

Stats and Demographics for the 27954 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27954 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 27954 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27954 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,111
Population Density 692 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,479
Median Home Value $295,100
Land Area 8.84 sq mi
Water Area 5.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,505
Median Household Income $53,588

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male203208174182144192191192211210227211229162128743423
Female199189156155141183185189207246274263242176127746347
Total4023973303372853753763814184565014744713382551489770

Gender

 Male 2,995 49%
 Female 3,116 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,065 82.9%
 Black Or African American 614 10.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.5%
 Asian 18 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 198 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 183 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2313124637843333014240
Renter6321916013998642811
Total8635040651753139417051

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,282 51%
 Single Guardian 412 16%
 Singles 650 26%
 Singles With Roommate 161 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,714 68%
 Households with Kids 791 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3944444743413351403544272642344545352335
Female3938364442443234373624383325363639242027
Total7882809185856585777168655967708184594362

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27954 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27954 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 27954 real estate data, the median home value of $295,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 27954 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27954 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,045 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 56 0.9%
 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 10 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,182 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 541 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 782 22%
 Households Vacant 974 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 116 11.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.5%
 For Sale Only 45 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 751 77.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 5.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 23 3%
 1 Bedroom 191 24%
 2 Bedroom 270 34%
 3+ Bedroom 300 38%
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 $53,588 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. More commuters in 27954 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,187 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,705 33%
 No Earnings 1,226 24%
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 2,187 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,705 33%
 No Earnings 1,226 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,062 90.9%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 205 6.1%
 Worked at Home 86 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 256 12.1%
 High School Graduate 1,284 60.9%
 Associate's degree 95 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 316 15.0%
 Master's degree 128 6.1%
 Professional school degree 20 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,001 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 7.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27954

ZIP Code 27954 is in the Dare County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27954.

Manteo Elementary
701 North Hwy 64/264
Manteo, NC 27954
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dare County School District
Manteo Middle School
1000 North Hwy 64
Manteo, NC 27954
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dare County School District
Manteo High School
829 Wingina Ave
Manteo, NC 27954
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dare County School District
Dare County Alternative
205 North Hwy 64/264
Manteo, NC 27954
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dare County School District

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