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ZIP Code 27553

Primary City:Manson, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:18am)
Coordinates:36.48, -78.31
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27553

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27553. 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 27553. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27553, 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:
Manson, NC
Unacceptable:
Soul City

Stats and Demographics for the 27553 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27553 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 27553 are primarily black or African American. 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27553 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,937
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,202
Median Home Value $159,900
Land Area 37.00 sq mi
Water Area 6.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 836
Median Household Income $42,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52546071194199183188162185148132945642331914
Female515369675936424766988399826346432027
Total10310712913825323522523522828323123117611988763941

Gender

 Male 1,886 64%
 Female 1,051 36%
Gender

Race

 White 795 27.1%
 Black Or African American 2,068 70.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.7%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1133741401851117422
Renter43444343912109
Total15671181742241238431

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 361 43%
 Single Guardian 204 24%
 Singles 243 29%
 Singles With Roommate 28 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 607 73%
 Households with Kids 229 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101091191111167151012716141411131920
Female69101110911121124710111710131620811
Total1619192219202228183917221833242727332731

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27553 has a large 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 27553 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 27553 real estate data, the median home value of $159,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27553. Rentals in 27553 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27553 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,015 68.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 917 31.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 3 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 358 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 292 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 186 15%
 Households Vacant 366 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 4.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 12 3.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 240 65.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 24.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 39 27%
 3+ Bedroom 107 73%
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 $42,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27553 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 27553 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 479 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 248 13%
 No Earnings 1,156 61%
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 479 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 248 13%
 No Earnings 1,156 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 552 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 12 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 422 39.8%
 High School Graduate 431 40.6%
 Associate's degree 110 10.4%
 Bachelor's degree 83 7.8%
 Master's degree 10 0.9%
 Professional school degree 5 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 182 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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