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ZIP Code 27229

Primary City:Candor, NC (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (5:27pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -79.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27229

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27229. 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 27229. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27229, 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:
Candor, NC
Unacceptable:
Canden

Stats and Demographics for the 27229 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27229 is located in central 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 27229 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27229 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,929
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,620
Median Home Value $74,500
Land Area 88.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,399
Median Household Income $30,279

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1501611591701071041351251121201321161006441352935
Female158177165174100121105147113119127971105761736268
Total30833832434420722524027222523925921321012110210891103

Gender

 Male 1,895 48%
 Female 2,034 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,139 54.4%
 Black Or African American 824 21.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.6%
 Asian 11 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 840 21.4%
 Two Or More Races 90 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1211018219919811310540
Renter2587736746365254
Total3719725526624414915794

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 646 46%
 Single Guardian 292 21%
 Singles 409 29%
 Singles With Roommate 52 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 879 63%
 Households with Kids 520 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2932273826253236424138232334404427342522
Female3332283131362844382832264138484245241521
Total6264556957616080806970496472888672584043

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27229 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 27229 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 27229 real estate data, the median home value of $74,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27229 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27229 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27229 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,853 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 59 1.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 478 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 481 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 440 27%
 Households Vacant 221 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 14 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 12%
 For Migrant Workers 4 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 119 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 9%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 234 43%
 3+ Bedroom 253 47%
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 $30,279 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27229 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 27229 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 947 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 801 25%
 No Earnings 1,452 45%
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 947 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 801 25%
 No Earnings 1,452 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,543 97.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 0.3%
 Worked at Home 32 2.0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 501 43.0%
 High School Graduate 458 39.3%
 Associate's degree 73 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 127 10.9%
 Master's degree 6 0.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 858 70.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 1.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 336 27.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27229

ZIP Code 27229 is in the Montgomery County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27229.

Candor Elementary
414 South Main
Candor, NC 27229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County School District
Camp E-Ku-Sumee
500 E Ku Su Mee Rd
Candor, NC 27229
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private

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