ZIP Code 27959 - Nags Head Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameNags Head
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Dare
Area Code252
Current Population:2789
Racial Majority:White 93.73%
Public School Racial Majority:White 76.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$53781
Average Adjusted Gross Income$75720
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time15.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 13 ft.
Area45 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.88516100, -75.59705100

Map of ZIP Code 27959 Border

Zip Code 27959 Description

Zip Code 27959 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 27959 is primarily located in Dare County. The official US Postal Service name for 27959 is NAGS HEAD, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27959 are contained within or border the city limits of Nags Head, NC, Kill Devil Hills, NC, . The area code for zip code 27959 is 252. 27959 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27959 is 4.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27959 increased to 2789 from 2771 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27959 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27959 public schools is White. 40.5% of students in 27959 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2631 93.73% 2592 +2%
 Black Or African American 43 1.53% 43 +0%
 Hispanic 85 3.03% 89 -4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 14 -100%
 Asian 48 1.71% 10 +380%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 38 0% 38 -100%

Zip Code 27959 Race/Ethnicity

 White 76.3%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 17%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.7%

Zip Code 27959 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population27892771
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households1238
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$53781
Income Under $50K Per Year45.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.60%
27959 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$550517
Average Real Estate Sale Price$312583
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.6%
27960 - Ocracoke
27948 - Kill Devil Hills
Nags Head, NC
Kill Devil Hills, NC
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63g - Carolinian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 27959 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36374351596872726757484054
Avg Max Temp (°F)52546068758287858172635569
Avg Precip (In.)4.663.284.623.174.194.665.255.694.984.123.473.6551.74
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Kill Devil Hills, NC
CBSA Type27959
CBSA Population34007
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours