ZIP Code 27959 - Nags Head North Carolina

ZIP Code 27959 is located in Nags Head North Carolina. Portions of 27959 are also in Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head Township and Atlantic Township (Dare County). 27959 is entirely within Dare County. Regionally, 27959 is located in the Eastern Carolina Region.

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ZIP Code 27959 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameNags Head
Primary CountyDare County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)3,158
Area Code(s)252
Current Time

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27959 Demographics

27959 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 27959 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 27959 is White. The current unemployment level in 27959 is 3.3%.

Population Growth Rate8.16%
Population Density186 People per Square Mile
Total Households1,226
Percentage High Income Households7.0%
Median Household Income (2021)$74,256
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$590,020
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 95.18%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 64.93%

27959 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

27959 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

27959 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1155.37%
Bachelor Degree58227.2%
High School Diploma37417.48%
No High School Diploma743.46%
GED or Alternate492.29%
1 or More Years of College56826.54%
Associates Degree1607.48%
Masters Degree1125.23%
Professional Degree914.25%
Doctorate Degree150.7%

27959 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 27959
RegionEastern Carolina Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaKill Devil Hills, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area17 Square Miles

27959 Politics

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27959 Schools

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27959 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Average First Frost DateNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateMarch 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63g - Carolinian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes

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

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