Zip Code 27950 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKnotts Island
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Currituck
Area Code252
Current Population:2006
Racial Majority:White 98.35%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.6%
Median Household Income$46943
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55850
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time42.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.52367600, -76.00537300

Zip Code 27950 Description

Zip Code 27950 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 27950 is primarily located in Currituck County. The official US Postal Service name for 27950 is KNOTTS ISLAND, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27950 are contained within or border the city limits of Chesapeake, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, . The area code for zip code 27950 is 252. 27950 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27950 is 3.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27950 increased to 2006 from 1825 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27950 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27950 public schools is White. 32.3% of students in 27950 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2091 98.35% 1932 +8%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 3 -100%
 Hispanic 27 1.27% 25 +8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 3 0.14% 17 -82%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.24% 25 -80%

Zip Code 27950 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.6%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 2.2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.2%

Zip Code 27950 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population20061825
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households807
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$46943
Income Under $50K Per Year52.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.60%
27950 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$260000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$182400
Current Unemployment Level 3.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63d - Virginian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 27950 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33344048576670696554443751
Avg Max Temp (°F)50525968758387868172635469
Avg Precip (In.)4.323.394.112.9743.634.775.384.623.53.13.1446.94
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type27950
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours