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ZIP Code 27298

Primary City:Liberty, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:04am)
Coordinates:35.9, -79.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27298

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27298. 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 27298. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27298, 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:
Liberty, NC
Unacceptable:
Kimesville

Stats and Demographics for the 27298 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27298 is located in north 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 27298 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 less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27298 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,336
Population Density 109 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,633
Median Home Value $123,300
Land Area 94.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.93 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,149
Median Household Income $43,097

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
Male3153773823742722492563594133884323593522401741099061
Female244366323293231272293399341366417384339269194148120135
Total559743705667503521549758754754849743691509368257210196

Gender

 Male 5,202 50%
 Female 5,134 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,813 85.3%
 Black Or African American 886 8.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.6%
 Asian 15 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 333 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 227 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner44268583751707470282126
Renter621832111561301005224
Total106451794907837570334150

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,214 53%
 Single Guardian 694 17%
 Singles 1,066 26%
 Singles With Roommate 175 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,813 68%
 Households with Kids 1,336 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6560686578676485839162885685887877755665
Female5344525877777364757451686169666467385851
Total118104120123155144137149158165113156117154154142144113114116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27298 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27298 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 27298 real estate data, the median home value of $123,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27298 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27298 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27298 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,311 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,065 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,166 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 918 20%
 Households Vacant 484 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 109 22.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2.1%
 For Sale Only 60 12.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 4.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 263 54.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 92 12%
 2 Bedroom 440 55%
 3+ Bedroom 263 33%
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 $43,097 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27298 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. Most commuters in 27298 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 3,164 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,564 21%
 No Earnings 2,678 36%
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 3,164 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,564 21%
 No Earnings 2,678 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,948 91.9%
 Public transportation 4 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 2.3%
 Worked at Home 224 5.2%
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 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 725 23.7%
 High School Graduate 1,726 56.3%
 Associate's degree 196 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 236 7.7%
 Master's degree 156 5.1%
 Professional school degree 9 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,227 85.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 102 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27298

ZIP Code 27298 is in the Guilford County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27298.

Nathanael Greene Elementary
2717 Nc Hwy 62 East
Liberty, NC 27298
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Liberty Elementary
206 North Fayetteville St
Liberty, NC 27298
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District
Northeastern Randolph Middle School
3493 Ramseur Julian Rd
Liberty, NC 27298
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District

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