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ZIP Code 27968

Primary City:Rodanthe, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Dare County
Timezone: Eastern (9:31pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.5, -75.6
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27968

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27968. 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 27968. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27968, 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:
Rodanthe, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27968 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27968 is located in east 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 27968 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 large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27968 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 298
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 654
Median Home Value $607,100
Land Area 7.80 sq mi
Water Area 5.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 130
Median Household Income $14,649

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male61012611171110151531410129100
Female36758144412169121195533
Total91619111931151427311226212114633

Gender

 Male 162 54%
 Female 136 46%
Gender

Race

 White 288 96.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.7%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.7%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner041315172193
Renter5131378200
Total5172622252393

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 54 42%
 Single Guardian 29 22%
 Singles 33 25%
 Singles With Roommate 14 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 96 74%
 Households with Kids 34 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12013001632313004200
Female10010320104021203003
Total22023321736334207203

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27968 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 27968 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 27968 real estate data, the median home value of $607,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27968. Rentals in 27968 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27968 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 298 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 49 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 33 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 48 7%
 Households Vacant 524 80%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 311 59.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 9 1.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 195 37.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 1.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 50 69%
 3+ Bedroom 22 31%
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 $14,649 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27968 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 27968 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27968 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 27968. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 34 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 55 24%
 No Earnings 137 61%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 55 24%
 No Earnings 137 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 34 57%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 43%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 27968 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 50 100%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 61 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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