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ZIP Code 27559

Primary City:Moncure, NC (View All Cities)
County: Chatham County
Timezone: Eastern (3:32am)
Coordinates:35.6, -79.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27559

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27559. 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 27559. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27559, 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:
Moncure, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27559 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27559 is located in central 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 27559 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27559 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,288
Population Density 47 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,024
Median Home Value $178,100
Land Area 48.33 sq mi
Water Area 1.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 885
Median Household Income $56,618

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6088846755416779849791130694130301113
Female72848259435075718910496100635840222320
Total13217216612698911421501732011872301329970523433

Gender

 Male 1,137 50%
 Female 1,151 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,676 73.3%
 Black Or African American 460 20.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.9%
 Asian 13 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 83 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 35 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner460136187200895123
Renter7342627191183
Total11941622142191005926

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 508 57%
 Single Guardian 118 13%
 Singles 209 24%
 Singles With Roommate 50 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 594 67%
 Households with Kids 291 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male229818232414189171516181812121425411
Female161514151716202110211016211410151591014
Total3824223340403439193825323932222729341425

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27559 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27559 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 27559 real estate data, the median home value of $178,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27559 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27559 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27559 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,282 99.7%
 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 6 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 494 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 256 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 135 13%
 Households Vacant 139 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 11%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 45 30%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 10 7%
 3+ Bedroom 93 63%
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 $56,618 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27559 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. 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. However, that is not the case in 27559. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 934 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 411 23%
 No Earnings 480 26%
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 934 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 411 23%
 No Earnings 480 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,033 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 85 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 131 16%
 High School Graduate 462 57%
 Associate's degree 35 4%
 Bachelor's degree 148 18%
 Master's degree 8 1%
 Professional school degree 27 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 585 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27559

ZIP Code 27559 is in the Chatham County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27559.

Moncure Elementary
600 Moncure School Rd
Moncure, NC 27559
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chatham County School District

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