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ZIP Code 27972

Primary City:Salvo, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Dare County
Timezone: Eastern (3:44pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.51, -75.50
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27972

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27972. 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 27972. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27972, 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:
Salvo, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27972 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27972 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 27972 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27972 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 244
Population Density 172 people per sq mi
Housing Units 641
Median Home Value $401,800
Land Area 1.42 sq mi
Water Area 1.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 112
Median Household Income $45,673

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male948265812715361588911
Female6551366412119915611332
Total1591339111416192612153014191243

Gender

 Male 127 52%
 Female 117 48%
Gender

Race

 White 237 97.1%
 Black Or African American 3 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0477231783
Renter3512146300
Total391921292083

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 62 55%
 Single Guardian 5 4%
 Singles 29 26%
 Singles With Roommate 16 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 90 80%
 Households with Kids 22 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male40300010330311000200
Female02041210110202100001
Total42341220440513100201

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27972 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 27972 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 27972 real estate data, the median home value of $401,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27972. Rentals in 27972 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27972 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 244 100%
 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 39 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 30 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 43 7%
 Households Vacant 529 83%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 317 59.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 5 0.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 205 38.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 0.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 24 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $45,673 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27972 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27972 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. The commute in 27972 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 30 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 25 19%
 No Earnings 76 58%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 30 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 25 19%
 No Earnings 76 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 42 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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, 27972 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 16 27%
 Associate's degree 14 23%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 15 25%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 15 25%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 120 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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