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ZIP Code 27551

Primary City:Macon, NC (View All Cities)
County: Warren County
Timezone: Eastern (11:30pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -78.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27551. 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 27551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27551, 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:
Macon, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27551 is located in northeast 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 27551 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27551 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,962
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,625
Median Home Value $122,300
Land Area 84.06 sq mi
Water Area 3.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 854
Median Household Income $49,053

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male453544544240384461501111061068171262520
Female5036405130363542357698101948961352628
Total9571841057276738696126209207200170132615148

Gender

 Male 999 51%
 Female 963 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,044 53.2%
 Black Or African American 734 37.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 6.5%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 23 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 30 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner129631382071737332
Renter71828391912105
Total847911772261858337

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 442 52%
 Single Guardian 131 15%
 Singles 244 29%
 Singles With Roommate 37 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 672 79%
 Households with Kids 182 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male713107476117741311999161464
Female121571278341469997139121076
Total192817191115915211313222016221828241310

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27551 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 27551 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 27551 real estate data, the median home value of $122,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27551 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27551 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,945 99%
 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 17 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 376 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 340 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 138 8%
 Households Vacant 771 47%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 2.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 18 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 620 80.4%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 13.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 15%
 2 Bedroom 2 1%
 3+ Bedroom 201 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 $49,053 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27551 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 27551 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 27551 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 486 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 498 25%
 No Earnings 977 50%
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 486 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 498 25%
 No Earnings 977 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 636 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 3%
 Worked at Home 73 10%
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 198 23.4%
 High School Graduate 421 49.8%
 Associate's degree 111 13.1%
 Bachelor's degree 64 7.6%
 Master's degree 37 4.4%
 Professional school degree 11 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 327 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 89 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27551

ZIP Code 27551 is in the Warren County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27551.

Vaughan Elementary
2936 Us Hwy 158e
Macon, NC 27551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District

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