27960 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Ocracoke, NC (59.50%)
County: Hyde County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 594
Zip code population in 2010: 948
Zip code population in 2000: 769

Houses and condos: 799
Renter-occupied apartments: 85
% of renters here:

31%
State:

36%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 27960: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 7.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 68 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.6% ($2,479)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,304)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,823 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,358 (0.4%)

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Males: 288  (48.5%)
Females: 306  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 27960:

For population 15 years and over in 27960:

Zip code 27960 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 27960

  • Zip code 27960 races chart
    • 740White population
    • 15Black population
    • 4American Indian population
    • 2Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 6Two or more races population
    • 181Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $395,500
27960:

$395,500
North Carolina:

$154,300
Median resident age:
This zip code:

53.2 years
North Carolina median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 27960, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,125 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,125
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $23,821 (reported on 76.3% of returns)
Here:

$23,821
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 96.1% for AGIs below $10k, 73.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 41.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,575 (reported on 51.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,575
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,811 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,811
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$26,009 (reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

+$26,009
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -7.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,809 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,809
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,727 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
27960:

$2,727
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $16,170 (25% of AGI, reported on 28.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,170
State:

$19,464

Here:

24.7% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 25.6% for AGIs below $10k, 11.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 16.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,841 (2% of AGI, reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,841
State:

$4,035

Here:

2.5% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,832 (reported on 75.8% of returns)
27960:

$4,832
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,079 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,079
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 59.0%
Here:

59%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 51.2% for AGIs below $10k, 51.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 63.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$48,644
North Carolina:

$45,906
Ocracoke, NC (27960) map Nearest zip codes: 28520, 27943, 28511, 27885, 28577, 27824.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.6%
North Carolina:

50.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

13.8%
North Carolina:

5.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 0
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 275


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 67 (0 now married, 67 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27960 with a mortgage: 51
Houses without a mortgage: 139

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,206
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S672

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

8.0%
Whole state:

17.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

4.6%
Whole state:

10.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5
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  • Notable locations in zip code 27960: Okracoke Sheriffs Office (A), Cass Williams Camp (B), Green Island Club (C), Anchorage Inn (D), United States Park Service Campgrounds (E), Okracoke Fire Hall (F), Gary Braggs Camp (G), Ocracoke Light House (H), United States Park Service Docks (I), Ferry Office (J), Dicks Camp (K), Old Green Island Club (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 27960: Assembly of God Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemetery: British Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Swamps: The Great Swash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creeks: Try Yard Creek (A), South Bitterswash Creek (B), Sand Hole Creek (C), Old Hammock Creek (D), North Bitterswash Creek (E), Knoll House Creek (F), Knoll Creek (G), Island Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 212000 to 2009
  • 1431990 to 1999
  • 951980 to 1989
  • 2801970 to 1979
  • 721960 to 1969
  • 01950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 1881939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ocracoke, NC (27960)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 1813 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ocracoke, NC (27960)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 322 bedrooms
  • 533 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Ocracoke, NC (27960) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 1101 vehicle
  • 492 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Ocracoke, NC (27960) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 521 vehicle
  • 332 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $920.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $395,500
27960:

$395,500
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $341,500 - $635,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $467,842
Here:

$467,842
State:

$219,576

Housing units in structures:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 100.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 591

Size of family households: 99 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 31 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 87 1-person, 38 2-persons

90.3% of residents of 27960 zip code speak English at home.
9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.6%

Most common first ancestries reported in 27960 (%)

  • 30%English
  • 21%American
  • 14%Irish
  • 10%Scotch-Irish
  • 4%European
  • 2%Ukrainian
  • 0%Other Arab

Zip code 27960 topographic map

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 27960:

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Zip code 27960 marital status for males
Zip code 27960 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 86%Electricity
  • 14%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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


69% of the 27960 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

84% of the 27960 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
North Carolina:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

5.9%
North Carolina:

17.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 36,063Management occupations
  • 21,960Sales and related occupations

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Most common first names in zip code 27960 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1270.9 years
William1172.3 years
David861.0 years
Charles780.3 years
Robert676.5 years
Mary676.0 years
Elizabeth582.6 years
Charlie480.8 years
Martha476.0 years
James373.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 27960 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Oneal3076.0 years
Garrish2978.3 years
Spencer1476.3 years
Howard1380.8 years
Gaskill1277.5 years
Williams1278.7 years
Styron1173.5 years
Ballance1075.6 years
Gaskins977.9 years
Jackson481.5 years

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