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ZIP Code 27017

Primary City:Dobson, NC (View All Cities)
County: Surry County
Timezone: Eastern (2:45pm)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -80.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27017

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27017. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 27017. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27017, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dobson, NC
Unacceptable:
Copeland, Devotion, Fairview Cross Roads, Rockford, Stony Knoll

Stats and Demographics for the 27017 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27017 is located in north North Carolina and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27017 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27017 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,597
Population Density 89 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,020
Median Home Value $113,300
Land Area 107.25 sq mi
Water Area 1.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,564
Median Household Income $35,711

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male330347358399304337295381327351319318300221121866037
Female3093573543162412492773473493193153122772241731189178
Total639704712715545586572728676670634630577445294204151115

Gender

 Male 4,891 51%
 Female 4,706 49%
Gender

Race

 White 7,881 82.1%
 Black Or African American 212 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.5%
 Asian 18 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,311 13.7%
 Two Or More Races 130 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5823850355056038921048
Renter115236213141138884730
Total17347471669169847725778

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,005 56%
 Single Guardian 539 15%
 Singles 865 24%
 Singles With Roommate 155 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,289 64%
 Households with Kids 1,275 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7071546875826657677866618172837381758771
Female5968675175715893607491607554805865595450
Total129139121119150153124150127152157121156126163131146134141121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27017 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27017 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 27017 real estate data, the median home value of $113,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27017 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27017 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27017 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,362 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 126 1.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 12 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 91 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,434 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,122 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,008 25%
 Households Vacant 456 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 83 18.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.8%
 For Sale Only 49 10.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 100 21.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 198 43.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 4%
 1 Bedroom 136 12%
 2 Bedroom 584 52%
 3+ Bedroom 364 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $35,711 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27017 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27017 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,734 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,670 22%
 No Earnings 3,061 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,734 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,670 22%
 No Earnings 3,061 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,685 94.8%
 Public transportation 13 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 102 2.6%
 Worked at Home 85 2.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,069 34.0%
 High School Graduate 1,458 46.4%
 Associate's degree 302 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 120 3.8%
 Master's degree 124 3.9%
 Professional school degree 46 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,426 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 2.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 249 14.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27017

ZIP Code 27017 is in the Surry County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27017.

Copeland Elementary
948 Copeland School Rd
Dobson, NC 27017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Surry County School District
Dobson Elementary
400 West Atkins St
Dobson, NC 27017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Surry County School District
Central Middle School
883 Zephyr Rd
Dobson, NC 27017
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Surry County School District
Rockford Elementary
719 Rockford Rd
Dobson, NC 27017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Surry County School District
Surry Central High School
716 South Main St
Dobson, NC 27017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Surry County School District
Surry Early College Hs Design
630 South Main St
Dobson, NC 27017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Surry County School District

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