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ZIP Code 27949

Primary City:Kitty Hawk, NC (View All Cities)
County: Dare County
Timezone: Eastern (1:50pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -75.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27949

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27949. 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 27949. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27949, 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:
Kitty Hawk, NC
Acceptable:
Duck, Southern Shores, Southrn Shore
Unacceptable:
Collington

Stats and Demographics for the 27949 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27949 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 27949 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 parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27949 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,947
Population Density 457 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,569
Median Home Value $388,400
Land Area 15.19 sq mi
Water Area 22.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,991
Median Household Income $66,582

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5125122247
5-9168171339
10-14205190395
15-19209180389
20-2412888216
25-29127136263
30-34131136267
35-39170194364
40-44204242446
45-49271322593
50-54308318626
55-59302323625
60-64323359682
65-69263268531
70-74210206416
75-79140138278
80-847597172
85 Plus425698

Gender

 Male 3,401 49%
 Female 3,546 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,734 96.9%
 Black Or African American 45 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 53 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 27 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 77 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2482937
25-34104115219
35-44279123402
45-54546130676
55-6465372725
65-7454927576
75-8426624290
85 Plus551166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,822 61%
 Single Guardian 297 10%
 Singles 676 23%
 Singles With Roommate 196 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,257 75%
 Households with Kids 734 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1182745
2212445
3352257
4312354
5392564
6353368
7322456
8335184
9293867
10482674
11403474
12385492
13453277
14344478
15414990
16344680
17594099
18402666
19351954
2025732

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27949 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 27949 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 27949 real estate data, the median home value of $388,400 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 27949. Rentals in 27949 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27949 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,947 100%
 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 1,822 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 638 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 531 6%
 Households Vacant 5,578 65%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 247 4.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.1%
 For Sale Only 76 1.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5,174 92.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 1.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 37 6%
 2 Bedroom 220 35%
 3+ Bedroom 376 59%
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 $66,582 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27949 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27949 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 2,392 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,998 33%
 No Earnings 1,630 27%
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 2,392 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,998 33%
 No Earnings 1,630 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,358 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 2%
 Worked at Home 299 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 138 5%
 High School Graduate 1,148 44%
 Associate's degree 147 6%
 Bachelor's degree 838 32%
 Master's degree 211 8%
 Professional school degree 74 3%
 Doctorate degree 60 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 949 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 134 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27949

ZIP Code 27949 is in the Dare County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27949.

Kitty Hawk Elementary
16 Dogwood Trail
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dare County School District
Heron Pond Montessori School
3910 Poor Ridge Rd
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sonshine Children'S Learning Center
100 Beacon Dr
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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