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ZIP Code 27978

Primary City:Stumpy Point, NC (View All Cities)
County: Dare County
Timezone: Eastern (3:49am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -75.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27978

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27978. 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 27978. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27978, 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:
Stumpy Point, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27978 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27978 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 27978 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27978 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 225
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 127
Median Home Value $250,000
Land Area 16.07 sq mi
Water Area 6.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 88
Median Household Income $82,321

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male556746518312314129501
Female69864564581481566432
Total1114141381111513112611291815933

Gender

 Male 106 47%
 Female 119 53%
Gender

Race

 White 222 99%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner034191315103
Renter36344100
Total397231716103

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 57 65%
 Single Guardian 14 16%
 Singles 13 15%
 Singles With Roommate 4 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 61 69%
 Households with Kids 27 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12100001412201111400
Female12200420304211320010
Total24300421716412431410

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27978 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27978 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 27978 real estate data, the median home value of $250,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 27978 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27978 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 225 100%
 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 42 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 25 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 17%
 Households Vacant 39 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 5 100%
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 $82,321 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 27978 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27978 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 27978. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 94 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 87 33%
 No Earnings 81 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 94 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 87 33%
 No Earnings 81 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 113 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 17%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 20 23%
 High School Graduate 40 45%
 Associate's degree 7 8%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 21 24%
 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 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 100%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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