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ZIP Code 27281

Primary City:Jackson Springs, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:14am)
Coordinates:35.2, -79.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27281

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27281. 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 27281. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27281, 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:
Jackson Springs, NC
Acceptable:
Foxfire Village, Foxfire Vlg, Jackson Spgs
Unacceptable:
Foxfire, Marcus, Wind Blow

Stats and Demographics for the 27281 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27281 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 27281 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 27281 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,100
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,356
Median Home Value $180,400
Land Area 52.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,149
Median Household Income $42,169

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10110212111883848187102941021001068354413517
Female1321191051037496791109892129971078348424332
Total233221226221157180160197200186231197213166102837849

Gender

 Male 1,511 49%
 Female 1,589 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,883 60.7%
 Black Or African American 770 24.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.4%
 Asian 13 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 372 12.0%
 Two Or More Races 48 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner78013816621314910433
Renter226554502924132
Total2914519221624217311735

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 636 55%
 Single Guardian 192 17%
 Singles 271 24%
 Singles With Roommate 50 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 770 67%
 Households with Kids 379 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1818241812172718283521192224411324162420
Female3319223125192223301720202424182625151918
Total5137464937364941585241394648593949314338

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27281 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27281 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 27281 real estate data, the median home value of $180,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27281. Rentals in 27281 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27281 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,100 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 526 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 364 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 259 19%
 Households Vacant 207 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 20 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 4%
 1 Bedroom 12 6%
 2 Bedroom 156 74%
 3+ Bedroom 35 17%
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 $42,169 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27281 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 27281 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 523 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 579 31%
 No Earnings 772 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 523 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 579 31%
 No Earnings 772 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 912 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 2%
 Worked at Home 30 3%
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 144 18%
 High School Graduate 380 48%
 Associate's degree 86 11%
 Bachelor's degree 139 17%
 Master's degree 32 4%
 Professional school degree 11 1%
 Doctorate degree 8 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 320 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 78 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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