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ZIP Code 27242

Primary City:Eagle Springs, NC (View All Cities)
County: Moore County
Timezone: Eastern (1:27pm)
Coordinates:35.33, -79.64
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27242

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27242. 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 27242. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27242, 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:
Eagle Springs, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27242 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27242 is located in central 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 27242 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27242 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,100
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,031
Median Home Value $85,000
Land Area 53.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 816
Median Household Income $35,174

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male757377866363585757797877634634211911
Female636875736554736162867377614454292619
Total1381411521591281171311181191651511541249088504530

Gender

 Male 1,037 49%
 Female 1,063 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,317 62.7%
 Black Or African American 541 25.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 204 9.7%
 Two Or More Races 26 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1163871461261006220
Renter253935393215124
Total361021221851581157424

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 404 50%
 Single Guardian 166 20%
 Singles 212 26%
 Singles With Roommate 34 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 538 66%
 Households with Kids 278 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male161382013201372020718122020251913918
Female1214151314209111414201610151411209197
Total2827233327402218343427342235343639222825

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27242 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 27242 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 27242 real estate data, the median home value of $85,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27242 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27242 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27242 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,079 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.8%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 266 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 349 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 201 19%
 Households Vacant 215 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 5 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 138 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 37 16%
 3+ Bedroom 192 84%
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 $35,174 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27242 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 27242 can expect to fall in that range. 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 492 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 342 27%
 No Earnings 446 35%
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 492 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 342 27%
 No Earnings 446 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 587 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 35 5%
 Worked at Home 36 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 84 15%
 High School Graduate 365 65%
 Associate's degree 31 6%
 Bachelor's degree 80 14%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 96 41%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 117 50%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27242

ZIP Code 27242 is in the Nc Dept of Juvenile Justice School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27242.

Samarkand School
3600 Samarcand Rd
Eagle Springs, NC 27242
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nc Dept of Juvenile Justice School District

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