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Counties: Currituck County, NC (58.02%), Camden County, NC (41.98%)
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 1,162
Zip code population in 2010: 1,323
Zip code population in 2000: 979

Houses and condos: 547
Renter-occupied apartments: 145
% of renters here:

28%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 27973: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 37.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 27973
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

0.6% ($1,371)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,402)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,521 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $621 (0.5%)

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Males: 567  (48.8%)
Females: 595  (51.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 27973:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27973:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

Zip code 27973 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 27973

  • Zip code 27973 races chart
    • 1,164White population
    • 63Black population
    • 6American Indian population
    • 7Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 21Two or more races population
    • 61Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $238,963
27973:

$238,963
North Carolina:

$165,400



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 27973 zip code as of May 22, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 27973 to the number of sex offenders is 291 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

45.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 27973, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $55,593 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$55,593
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $42,643 (reported on 88.3% of returns)
Here:

$42,643
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.8% for AGIs below $25k, 78.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $773 (reported on 36.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$773
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,525 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,525
State:

$6,213

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$843 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

+$843
State:

+$12,740

Profit/loss from business: +$6,678 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,678
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $5,950 (reported on 3.3% of returns)
27973:

$5,950
North Carolina:

$15,575

Total itemized deductions: $20,148 (22% of AGI, reported on 35.0% of returns)
Here:

$20,148
State:

$23,438

Here:

21.8% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,113 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,113
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,720 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
27973:

$6,720
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,844 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,844
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.3%
Here:

53%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 38.1% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 27973, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,462 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,462
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $37,986 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$37,986
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 117.0% for AGIs below $10k, 67.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 90.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $871 (reported on 41.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$871
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $571 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$571
State:

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

Profit/loss from business: +$3,747 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

+$3,747
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,941 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
27973:

$1,941
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $16,290 (24% of AGI, reported on 31.6% of returns)
Here:

$16,290
State:

$19,464

Here:

23.8% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,097 (4% of AGI, reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,097
State:

$4,035

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,773 (reported on 74.3% of returns)
27973:

$4,773
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,013 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,013
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.6%
Here:

58%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 42.4% for AGIs below $10k, 63.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$45,044
North Carolina:

$50,584
27973 map Nearest zip codes: 27917, 27956, 27929, 27923, 27921, 27958.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.4%
North Carolina:

48.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.5%
North Carolina:

5.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 45
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 472


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 318 (157 now married, 159 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27973 with a mortgage: 287 (24 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 80

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,861
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $342

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

7.5%
Whole state:

15.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.5
State:

4.5
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Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 100Built 2000 to 2009
  • 43Built 1990 to 1999
  • 64Built 1980 to 1989
  • 154Built 1970 to 1979
  • 72Built 1960 to 1969
  • 35Built 1950 to 1959
  • 23Built 1940 to 1949
  • 47Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 27973 population

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 27973

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 792 bedrooms
  • 1413 bedrooms
  • 1154 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27973 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 27973

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 292 bedrooms
  • 483 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27973 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 27973 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 6no vehicle
  • 581 vehicle
  • 1822 vehicles
  • 753 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27973 population

Cars and other vehicles available in 27973 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 11no vehicle
  • 651 vehicle
  • 542 vehicles
  • 83 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27973 population

  • Zip code 27973 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 27973 household income distribution in 2016
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 33$15,000 to $19,999
  • 20$20,000 to $24,999
  • 53$25,000 to $29,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 37$35,000 to $39,999
  • 57$40,000 to $44,999
  • 18$45,000 to $49,999
  • 39$60,000 to $74,999
  • 113$75,000 to $99,999
  • 70$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 27973

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 27973
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 8$80,000 to $89,999
  • 19$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$150,000 to $174,999
  • 63$175,000 to $199,999
  • 50$200,000 to $249,999
  • 42$250,000 to $299,999
  • 51$300,000 to $399,999
  • 72$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 27973

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 27973
  • 6$250 to $299
  • 7$350 to $399
  • 4$450 to $499
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 10$550 to $599
  • 13$600 to $649
  • 27$650 to $699
  • 12$750 to $799
  • 16$900 to $999
  • 7$1,000 to $1,249
  • 12No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $900.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $240,809
  • Black or African American householders: $84,665
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $362,664
  • Two or more races householders: $197,817
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $296,725

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $238,963
27973:

$238,963
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $177,105 - $372,550

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $275,326
Here:

$275,326
State:

$235,833

Mobile homes: $95,183
Here:

$95,183
State:

$74,306

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 457
  • Mobile homes: 87

Unemployment: 3.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27973

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27973
  • 91.3%556Drove a car alone
  • 3.4%21Carpooled
  • 2.1%13Motorcycle
  • 2.3%14Other means
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27973

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27973
  • 685 to 9 minutes
  • 9410 to 14 minutes
  • 1315 to 19 minutes
  • 10320 to 24 minutes
  • 3425 to 29 minutes
  • 5530 to 34 minutes
  • 3340 to 44 minutes
  • 12545 to 59 minutes
  • 6960 to 89 minutes
  • 1190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 28.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,162
  • In family households: 921 (147 male householders, 174 female householders)
    269 spouses, 279 children (253 natural, 1 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 22 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 242 (98 male householders (70 living alone)), 97 female householders (86 living alone)), 45 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 166 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 72 4-persons, 25 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 157 1-person, 39 2-persons

92 married couples with children.
54 single-parent households (54 women).

94.7% of residents of 27973 zip code speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% very well, 43% not well).

Foreign born population: 23 (2.1%)
(49.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.1%
Whole state:

7.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 96%Japan

Most common first ancestries reported in 27973 (%)

  • 37%American
  • 20%English
  • 10%Irish
  • 3%Eastern European
  • 2%Jamaican
  • 2%Italian
  • 2%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 16Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 27973 population

Public elementary/middle school in in zip code 27973 not listed on the city page:

  • SHAWBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 370 SHAWBORO ROAD, Grades: KG-5)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CURRITUCK GRAIN INC - SHAWBORO (NC SR 1206 in SHAWBORO, NC)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS

Zip code 27973 marital status for males
Zip code 27973 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 64%Electricity
  • 18%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7%Wood
  • 2%Other fuel
  • 1%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 333. Population change in the 1990s: +646 (+194.0%).

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

  • This state: 300
  • Northeast: 134
  • Midwest: 131
  • South: 457
  • West: 93

68% of the 27973 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

92% of the 27973 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 85% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.

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:

10.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 39,343Construction and extraction occupations
  • 37,923Production occupations
  • 37,540Management occupations
  • 29,940Office and administrative support occupations
  • 26,445Sales and related occupations
  • 4,032Food preparation and serving related occupations
Note: State values scaled to 27973 population

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (1-4: 1)

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)

Most common first names in zip code 27973 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1771.6 years
James1074.5 years
Annie776.0 years
George774.3 years
Charlie684.5 years
Charles573.4 years
Robert571.2 years
Thomas579.6 years
John477.7 years
Thelma473.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 27973 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Forbes2477.1 years
Sawyer2079.2 years
Roberts1780.9 years
Gregory1475.2 years
Kight1282.7 years
Sanderlin1278.8 years
Jones779.3 years
Williams768.1 years
Ferebee673.7 years
Meads683.5 years
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