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ZIP Code 27024

Primary City:Lowgap, NC (View All Cities)
County: Surry County
Timezone: Eastern (9:28am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.52, -80.83
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27024

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27024. 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 27024. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27024, 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:
Lowgap, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27024 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27024 is located in north North Carolina and covers a slightly less 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 27024 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27024 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,733
Population Density 62 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,379
Median Home Value $88,900
Land Area 44.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,117
Median Household Income $23,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male729512013153627310310389123951095759252415
Female676989716864801159399111109796961323217
Total139164209202121126153218196188234204188126120575632

Gender

 Male 1,408 52%
 Female 1,325 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,637 96.5%
 Black Or African American 26 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 32 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 29 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11761711991921447027
Renter165654382821122
Total271322252372201658229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 652 58%
 Single Guardian 156 14%
 Singles 276 25%
 Singles With Roommate 33 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 757 68%
 Households with Kids 360 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male149171518191716252418232134393126152019
Female181015141282312142111202215181716101018
Total3219322930274028394529434349574842253037

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27024 has a slightly higher 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 27024 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 27024 real estate data, the median home value of $88,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27024 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27024 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27024 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,669 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 60 2.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 465 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 425 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 227 16%
 Households Vacant 262 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 19 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 126 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 25 9%
 2 Bedroom 108 40%
 3+ Bedroom 140 51%
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 $23,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27024 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27024 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 27024 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 737 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 573 25%
 No Earnings 996 43%
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 737 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 573 25%
 No Earnings 996 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,086 99.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 1 0.1%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 378 38%
 High School Graduate 500 51%
 Associate's degree 57 6%
 Bachelor's degree 37 4%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 17 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 392 75.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 128 24.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27024

ZIP Code 27024 is in the Surry County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27024.

Cedar Ridge Elementary
734 Flippin Rd
Lowgap, NC 27024
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Surry County School District

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