27981 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to WANCHESE, NC 27981

27981 is a sparsely populated, rural zip code in Wanchese, North Carolina. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. At $200,700 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Kill Devil Hills area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $47,366/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 27981 is $42,596.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 27981 earn an average of $28,116/year. Women earn only $16,330/year.

775 people in 27981 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 27981? This might seal the deal. The average commute time for people here is only 14.8 minutes!

The median age here is 41. There are 803 men and 840 women. The median age for men is 40 while for women the median age is 42.

To give you a sense of the community, 1,106 people (out of the 1,643 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 253 homes, and 10 businesses every day. 7 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

27981 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 36 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Valetta, Malta!) and -76 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 6 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 1,643
  • White Population: 1,598
  • Black Population: 11
  • Hispanic Population: 72
  • Asian Population: 4
  • Hawaiian Population: 2
  • Indian Population: 15
  • Male Population: 803
  • Female Population: 840
  • Median Age: 41
  • Median Age of Males: 40
  • Median Age of Females: 42
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Kill Devil Hills NC
  • County: Dare
  • City: Wanchese
  • Longitude: -75.6
  • Latitude: 35.8
  • Elevation: 7 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 252
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 731
  • Drive alone: 591
  • Carpool: 96
  • Public transit: 0
  • Ride bikes or walk: 7

  • Average commute time: 14.8 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 87
  •    5 - 9: 124
  •    10 - 14: 157
  •    15 - 19: 173
  •    20 - 24: 65
  •    25 - 29: 24
  •    30 - 34: 38
  •    35 - 39: 26
  •    40 - 44: 24
  •    45 - 59: 0
  •    60 - 89: 13
  •    90 plus: 0
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $200,700
  • Average Annual Household Income: $68,426
  • Businesses: 54
  • Employees: 621
  • Annual Payroll: $21,188,000
  • Average Family Income: $47,366
  • Median Family Income: $39,625
  • Average Income for Men: $28,116
  • Average Income for Women: $16,330
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 055
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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