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ZIP Code 27504

Primary City:Benson, NC (View All Cities)
County: Johnston County
Timezone: Eastern (11:01pm)
Coordinates:35.4, -78.5
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27504

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27504. 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 27504. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27504, 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:
Benson, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27504 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27504 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 27504 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27504 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,566
Population Density 161 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,224
Median Home Value $120,900
Land Area 90.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,546
Median Household Income $45,724

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5475154544864384564895175455664624673972841821248057
Female548536474511399447495533564537534458449311219183158144
Total1,0951,0519289978379039841,0501,1091,103996925846595401307238201

Gender

 Male 7,066 49%
 Female 7,500 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,501 79.0%
 Black Or African American 1,560 10.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 109 0.7%
 Asian 45 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 1,091 7.5%
 Two Or More Races 255 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6745379686479147726695
Renter14739833432925014910030
Total2148511,1301,1931,041626366125

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,878 52%
 Single Guardian 1,004 18%
 Singles 1,399 25%
 Singles With Roommate 265 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,566 64%
 Households with Kids 1,980 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9210913498104115981049475988410097931128694101106
Female12410312210896991111051251041009691831131091001048582
Total216212256206200214209209219179198180191180206221186198186188

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27504 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27504 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27504 real estate data, the median home value of $120,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27504 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27504 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27504 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,382 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 152 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,561 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,248 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,737 28%
 Households Vacant 678 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 215 31.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Sale Only 94 13.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 7.4%
 For Migrant Workers 24 3.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 276 40.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 76 3.5%
 2 Bedroom 884 40.3%
 3+ Bedroom 1,221 55.7%
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 $45,724 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27504 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. However, that is not the case in 27504. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,429 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,793 24%
 No Earnings 4,524 39%
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 4,429 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,793 24%
 No Earnings 4,524 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,159 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 62 1%
 Worked at Home 343 5%
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 1,062 22.0%
 High School Graduate 2,562 53.1%
 Associate's degree 345 7.2%
 Bachelor's degree 738 15.3%
 Master's degree 88 1.8%
 Professional school degree 26 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,562 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 233 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 347 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27504

ZIP Code 27504 is in the Johnston County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27504.

Benson Middle School
1600 North Wall St
Benson, NC 27504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Johnston County School District
Benson Elementary
2040 Hwy 50 North
Benson, NC 27504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Johnston County School District
Meadow School
7507 Nc Hwy 50 South
Benson, NC 27504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Johnston County School District
Mcgee'S Crossroads Middle School
13353 Nc Hwy 210
Benson, NC 27504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Johnston County School District
West Johnston High School
5935 Raleigh Rd
Benson, NC 27504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Johnston County School District
Gateway Christian School
10781 Nc Highway 50 N
Benson, NC 27504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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