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ZIP Code 27101

Primary City:Winston Salem, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East
County: Forsyth County
Timezone: Eastern (11:33am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.12, -80.20
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27101. 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 27101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27101, 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:
Winston Salem, NC
Unacceptable:
Winston-salem

Stats and Demographics for the 27101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27101 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27101 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27101 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,901
Population Density 1,481 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,666
Median Home Value $118,700
Land Area 12.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,320
Median Household Income $24,350

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male59549046057570876474470568478476765549537623313811980
Female592501464714952715615573585665673586533378298284196205
Total1,1879919241,2891,6601,4791,3591,2781,2691,4491,4401,2411,028754531422315285

Gender

 Male 9,372 50%
 Female 9,529 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,369 39.0%
 Black Or African American 9,735 51.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 0.4%
 Asian 200 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 1,102 5.8%
 Two Or More Races 407 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner20297479665704485306132
Renter5501,15187698980649627589
Total5701,4481,3551,6541,510981581221

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,020 24%
 Single Guardian 1,804 22%
 Singles 3,806 46%
 Singles With Roommate 690 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,354 76%
 Households with Kids 1,966 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male120122121108931208898919311186858511499118109135127
Female11512913189101100105931021019397829184113112173232196
Total235251252197194220193191193194204183167176198212230282367323

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27101 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 27101 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 27101 real estate data, the median home value of $118,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27101 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27101 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,257 91.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 773 4.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 492 2.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 375 2.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,211 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 877 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,232 54%
 Households Vacant 1,346 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 721 53.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 1.7%
 For Sale Only 177 13.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 5.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 337 25.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 122 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,060 40%
 2 Bedroom 2,014 39%
 3+ Bedroom 908 18%
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 $24,350 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27101 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. Residents in ZIP code 27101 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27101 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,161 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,734 26%
 No Earnings 6,697 46%
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 4,161 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,734 26%
 No Earnings 6,697 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,317 82.1%
 Public transportation 367 5.7%
 Taxicab 2 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 517 8.0%
 Worked at Home 261 4.0%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,336 22%
 High School Graduate 2,636 44%
 Associate's degree 278 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,164 20%
 Master's degree 307 5%
 Professional school degree 156 3%
 Doctorate degree 82 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,841 75.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 135 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 457 18.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27101

ZIP Code 27101 is in the Forsyth County School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27101.

J. F. Kennedy High School
930 East Eleventh St
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Forsyth County School District
Hospital/Homebound Ed Center
2020 East 12th St
Winston-salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Forsyth County School District
Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy
1215 North Cameron Ave
Winston-salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Forsyth County School District
The Steam Academy of Winston Salem
280 South Liberty St
Winston-salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: The Steam Academy of Winston Salem
Arts Based Elementary
1380 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Winston-salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arts Based Elementary School District
Diggs-Latham Elementary
986 Hutton St
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
The Downtown School
601 North Cherry St
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Petree Elementary
3815 Old Greensboro Rd
Winston-salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Carter High School
851 Highland Court
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forsyth County School District
Atkins Academic & Technology High School
3605 Old Greensboro Rd
Winston-salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forsyth County School District
Salem Baptist Christian School
429 S Broad St
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Ephesus Jr Academy
1225 N Cleveland Ave
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Salem Academy
500 E Salem Ave
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Salem Montessori School
529 S Church St
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gospel Light Christian School
4940 Gospel Light Church Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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