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Estimated zip code population in 2019: 2,070
Zip code population in 2010: 2,006
Zip code population in 2000: 1,825

Houses and condos: 1,017
Renter-occupied apartments: 85
% of renters here:

10%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 27950: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 29.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 22.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 69 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 27950
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($1,081)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,256 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $931 (0.6%)

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Males: 1,128  (54.5%)
Females: 941  (45.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 27950:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27950:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

Zip code 27950 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 27950 (2019)
    • 1,93296.3%White
    • 251.2%Two or more races
    • 251.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 170.8%Asian
    • 40.2%American Indian
    • 30.1%Black
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $225,572
27950:

$225,572
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 27950 zip code as of June 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 27950 is 545 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.4 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 27950, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,212 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,212
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $39,565 (reported on 87.8% of returns)
Here:

$39,565
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.4% for AGIs below $25k, 74.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $568 (reported on 30.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$568
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,920 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,920
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,958 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,958
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,867 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
27950:

$7,867
North Carolina:

$15,575

Total itemized deductions: $18,242 (24% of AGI, reported on 29.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,242
State:

$23,438

Here:

24.2% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,121 (reported on 23.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,121
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,967 (reported on 29.3% of returns)
27950:

$4,967
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,120 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,120
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 48.8%
Here:

49%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 44.8% for AGIs below $25k, 45.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 27950, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,555 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,555
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $36,565 (reported on 85.9% of returns)
Here:

$36,565
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 108.3% for AGIs below $10k, 68.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $983 (reported on 42.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$983
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $694 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$694
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,976 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

+$6,976
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,578 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,578
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.1% for AGIs below $10k, 8.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,882 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
27950:

$1,882
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $14,659 (22% of AGI, reported on 34.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,659
State:

$19,464

Here:

22.2% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,349 (3% of AGI, reported on 30.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,349
State:

$4,035

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,660 (reported on 77.1% of returns)
27950:

$4,660
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,551 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,551
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.8%
Here:

56%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 44.9% for AGIs below $10k, 54.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 57.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$50,976
North Carolina:

$57,341
27950 map Nearest zip codes: 27929, 23457, 27956, 27923, 27958, 27973.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.7%
North Carolina:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

14.2%
North Carolina:

47.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.9% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 46
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 838


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 7 (7 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 333 (158 now married, 173 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27950 with a mortgage: 410 (52 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 388

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,376
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $432

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.7%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.7%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 27950: Knotts Landing (A), Woodleigh (B), Knotts Island Ferry (C), Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department (D), Knotts Island Community Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 27950 include: Knotts Island Baptist Church (A), Knotts Island United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and swamps: Indian Pond (A), Buck Island Pond (B), Peter Dozier Pond (C), Great Marsh (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Creek (A), Northwest River (B), Porpoise Slough (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 27950 include: Knotts Island Ruritan Park (1), Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 92014 or later
  • 452010 to 2013
  • 1262000 to 2009
  • 2941990 to 1999
  • 1921980 to 1989
  • 1181970 to 1979
  • 831960 to 1969
  • 491950 to 1959
  • 151940 to 1949
  • 701939 or earlier

Zip code 27950 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 27950
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 27950
  • 0no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 1602 bedrooms
  • 5073 bedrooms
  • 1014 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 27950
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 27950
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 212 bedrooms
  • 503 bedrooms
  • 124 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 27950 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 27950 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 51no vehicle
  • 2421 vehicle
  • 2602 vehicles
  • 1823 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 27950 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 27950 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 13no vehicle
  • 191 vehicle
  • 432 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 27950 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 27950 household income distribution in 2019
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 56$25,000 to $29,999
  • 70$30,000 to $34,999
  • 101$35,000 to $39,999
  • 71$40,000 to $44,999
  • 55$45,000 to $49,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 106$60,000 to $74,999
  • 140$75,000 to $99,999
  • 62$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • 30$150,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 27950

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 27950
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 31$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 44$70,000 to $79,999
  • 33$90,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • 54$150,000 to $174,999
  • 37$175,000 to $199,999
  • 164$200,000 to $249,999
  • 83$250,000 to $299,999
  • 150$300,000 to $399,999
  • 38$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 27950

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 27950
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 5$300 to $349
  • 16$750 to $799
  • 8$800 to $899
  • 22$1,000 to $1,249
  • 23No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,126.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $281,399
  • Asian householders: $345,777
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $138,310

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $225,572
27950:

$225,572
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,627 - $301,361
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 27950
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 734
  • Mobile homes: 269
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Unemployment: 1.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27950

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27950
  • 86.1%908Drove a car alone
  • 3.3%35Carpooled
  • 0.6%6Ferryboat
  • 0.5%5Motorcycle
  • 9.8%103Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27950

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27950
  • 11Less than 5 minutes
  • 365 to 9 minutes
  • 610 to 14 minutes
  • 515 to 19 minutes
  • 1920 to 24 minutes
  • 6825 to 29 minutes
  • 16430 to 34 minutes
  • 5735 to 39 minutes
  • 11840 to 44 minutes
  • 18145 to 59 minutes
  • 26460 to 89 minutes
  • 2190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 19.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,070
  • Male householders: 582 (124 living alone), Female householders: 298 (81 living alone)
  • 476 spouses (472 opposite-sex spouses), 125 unmarried partners, (125 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 519 children (489 natural, 17 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 30 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 36 non-relatives

Size of family households: 379 2-persons, 94 3-persons, 58 4-persons, 95 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 204 1-person, 25 2-persons, 20 3-persons

249 married couples with children.
107 single-parent households (61 men, 46 women).

94.9% of residents of 27950 zip code speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 43% well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 8 (0.4%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

0.4%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 67%Barbados
  • 33%Belize
Most common first ancestries reported in 27950
  • 52%American
  • 10%German
  • 8%English
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%European
  • 2%German Russian
  • 1%French Canadian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 22000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 14Before 1990

Public elementary/middle school in in zip code 27950 not listed on the city page:


Zip code 27950 marital status for males
Zip code 27950 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.0%Electricity
  • 15.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 1,493. Population change in the 1990s: +332 (+22.2%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 150
  • Northeast: 245
  • Midwest: 149
  • South: 1,475
  • West: 32

64% of the 27950 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

94% of the 27950 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in 27950

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16
Here:

11.3%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

6.1%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

22.9%
North Carolina:

19.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 51,100Business and financial operations occupations
  • 44,999Production occupations
  • 43,056Construction and extraction occupations
  • 40,450Office and administrative support occupations
  • 38,540Management occupations
  • 37,920Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • GENMEC,INC (145 FERRY VIEW LANE in KNOTTS ISLAND, NC; small business) : $98,499 in 9 contracts from 2000 to 2002
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Plumbing, Heating, and Waste Disposal Equipment, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $86,506; 2001: $8,458; 2002: $3,535; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $49,450 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Plumbing, Heating, and Waste Disposal Equipment. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2000-10-01. Completion date: 2001-07-31.
    $17,218 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2000-09-27. Completion date: 2000-12-01.
    $7,394 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2000-09-12. Completion date: 2000-11-30.
    $5,808, same as above. Signed on 2001-06-28. Completion date: 2001-07-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Campgrounds (5-9: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
Most common first names in zip code 27950 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1471.4 years
Robert770.7 years
Walter670.2 years
Mary678.5 years
John672.6 years
Edward570.4 years
James576.8 years
Charles472.8 years
Harold473.5 years
Paul480.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 27950 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Waterfield1377.3 years
White1281.0 years
Ansell1074.1 years
Cason964.7 years
Wade876.0 years
Williams773.1 years
Ewell671.7 years
Hughes686.5 years
Fentress575.4 years
Waterman572.2 years
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