ZIP Code 27978 - Stumpy Point North Carolina

ZIP Code 27978 is located in Stumpy Point North Carolina. Portions of 27978 are also in Manns Harbor and Croatan Township and East Lake Township and Lake Landing Township. 27978 is entirely within Dare County. Regionally, 27978 is located in the Eastern Carolina Region.

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ZIP Code 27978 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameStumpy Point
Primary CountyDare County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)341
Area Code(s)252
Current Time

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27978 Demographics

27978 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 27978 is White. The current unemployment level in 27978 is 3.3%.

Population Growth Rate108.39%
Population Density2 People per Square Mile
Total Households85
Median Household Income (2021)$42,143
Current Unemployment Rate (July 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 86.91%

27978 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

27978 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1510.27%
Bachelor Degree128.22%
High School Diploma5839.73%
No High School Diploma00%
GED or Alternate106.85%
1 or More Years of College2114.38%
Associates Degree138.9%
Masters Degree1711.64%
Professional Degree00%
Doctorate Degree00%

27978 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 27978
RegionEastern Carolina Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaKill Devil Hills, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area153 Square Miles

27978 Politics

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27978 Schools

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27978 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateMarch 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63c - Swamps and Peatlands

27978 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35364250586771706655463853
Avg Max Temp (°F)53546169768387868273645670
Avg Precip (In.)4.653.314.473.224.134.535.325.845.044.063.463.5651.6

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