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ZIP Code 27557

Primary City:Middlesex, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:01am)
Coordinates:35.8, -78.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27557. 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 27557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27557, 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:
Middlesex, NC
Unacceptable:
Emit

Stats and Demographics for the 27557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27557 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 27557 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27557 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,509
Population Density 122 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,121
Median Home Value $104,200
Land Area 61.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,777
Median Household Income $43,398

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male252287292310210225203267265242283230210152117663530
Female2633032982782012122252762762682642302251531371026557
Total51559059058841143742854354151054746043530525416810087

Gender

 Male 3,676 49%
 Female 3,833 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,873 64.9%
 Black Or African American 1,635 21.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.5%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 816 10.9%
 Two Or More Races 136 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2119338443943728416241
Renter72163185172107613224
Total9335656961154434519465

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,402 50%
 Single Guardian 566 20%
 Singles 683 25%
 Singles With Roommate 126 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,764 64%
 Households with Kids 1,013 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4440594555586460506050675065677456605347
Female5555515562625156726157566064546163604052
Total99951101001171201151161221211071231101291211351191209399

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27557 has a slightly less than average 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 27557 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27557 real estate data, the median home value of $104,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27557 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27557 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,469 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 27 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,218 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 743 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 816 26%
 Households Vacant 344 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 91 26.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 40 11.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 3.8%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 192 55.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 3%
 1 Bedroom 138 22%
 2 Bedroom 179 29%
 3+ Bedroom 293 47%
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 $43,398 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27557 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. However, that is not the case in 27557. 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 1,711 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 961 22%
 No Earnings 1,770 40%
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 1,711 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 961 22%
 No Earnings 1,770 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,195 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 87 4%
 Worked at Home 72 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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 481 26%
 High School Graduate 1,123 61%
 Associate's degree 85 5%
 Bachelor's degree 97 5%
 Master's degree 52 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 964 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 166 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 150 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27557

ZIP Code 27557 is in the Nash-Rocky Mount School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27557.

Middlesex Elementary
13081 West Hanes Ave
Middlesex, NC 27557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District

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