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ZIP Code 27982

Primary City:Waves, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Dare County
Timezone: Eastern (9:02pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.577, -75.464
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27982

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27982. 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 27982. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27982, 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:
Waves, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27982 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27982 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 27982 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 27982 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 82
Population Density 259 people per sq mi
Housing Units 211
Median Home Value $171,600
Land Area 0.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 40
Median Household Income $36,477

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

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


 Male 44 54%
 Female 38 46%


 White 74 90%
 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 4 5%
 Two Or More Races 4 5%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 18 45%
 Single Guardian 6 15%
 Singles 10 25%
 Singles With Roommate 6 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 29 73%
 Households with Kids 11 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27982 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 27982 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 27982 real estate data, the median home value of $171,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 82 100%
 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 14 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 16 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 10 5%
 Households Vacant 171 81%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 130 76.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 2 1.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 22.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $36,477 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 27982 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 27982 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 48 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 39 41%
 No Earnings 9 9%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 48 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 39 41%
 No Earnings 9 9%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 72 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 15 17%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 27982 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 15 26%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 42 74%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

Schools in ZIP Code 27982

ZIP Code 27982 is in the Bear Grass Charter School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27982.

Bear Grass
6344 East Bear Grass Rd
Williamston, NC 27982
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bear Grass Charter School District

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