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ZIP Code 27801

Primary City:Rocky Mount, NC (View All Cities)
County: Nash County
Timezone: Eastern (5:18am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -77.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27801. 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 27801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27801, 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:
Rocky Mount, NC
Unacceptable:
Dortches, Rocky Mt

Stats and Demographics for the 27801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27801 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 27801 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27801 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,740
Population Density 312 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,978
Median Home Value $82,300
Land Area 69.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,294
Median Household Income $31,114

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male80173579981761553153656359167472670559444528622111589
Female705726728829805802704703735887873901698586438288264225
Total1,5061,4611,5271,6461,4201,3331,2401,2661,3261,5611,5991,6061,2921,031724509379314

Gender

 Male 9,843 45%
 Female 11,897 55%
Gender

Race

 White 5,555 25.6%
 Black Or African American 15,674 72.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.3%
 Asian 18 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 175 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 239 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner483346089931,142832434146
Renter30466669876561840021888
Total3521,0001,3061,7581,7601,232652234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,796 34%
 Single Guardian 2,731 33%
 Singles 2,340 28%
 Singles With Roommate 427 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,427 65%
 Households with Kids 2,867 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male161171144153137139149144166158144166153178169167198157126156
Female143163125147140144150153139166126138147151180176185131157200
Total304334269300277283299297305324270304300329349343383288283356

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27801 has a slightly higher 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 27801 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 27801 real estate data, the median home value of $82,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27801 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27801 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,105 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 498 2.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 112 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,095 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,442 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,757 38%
 Households Vacant 1,684 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 701 41.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 2.1%
 For Sale Only 122 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 4.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 720 42.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 456 13.2%
 2 Bedroom 1,470 42.6%
 3+ Bedroom 1,512 43.8%
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 $31,114 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27801 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. More commuters in 27801 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,910 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,368 26%
 No Earnings 7,630 45%
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 4,910 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,368 26%
 No Earnings 7,630 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,736 92.2%
 Public transportation 106 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 45 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 216 3.0%
 Worked at Home 199 2.7%
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 1,187 19.2%
 High School Graduate 4,238 68.5%
 Associate's degree 319 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 307 5.0%
 Master's degree 107 1.7%
 Professional school degree 27 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,966 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 629 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27801

ZIP Code 27801 is in the Edgecombe County Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27801.

G W Bulluck Elementary
3090 Bulluck School Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
West Edgecombe Middle School
6301 Nobles Mill Pond Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
Baskerville Elementary
1100 Stokes Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
D S Johnson Elementary
600 North Fairview Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
J W Parker Middle School
1500 East Virginia St
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
O R Pope Elementary
226 Coleman Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
Rocky Mount Middle School
308 South Tillery St
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District

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