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ZIP Code 27803

Primary City:Rocky Mount, NC (View All Cities)
County: Nash County
Timezone: Eastern (1:07am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.90, -77.87
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27803

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27803. 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 27803. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27803, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 27803 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27803 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 27803 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 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 27803 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,227
Population Density 527 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,786
Median Home Value $119,500
Land Area 40.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,531
Median Household Income $40,047

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male68672372879951648548057762281280671767545331623917296
Female678683760755554555632650784912911870728544424353270262
Total1,3641,4061,4881,5541,0701,0401,1121,2271,4061,7241,7171,5871,403997740592442358

Gender

 Male 9,902 47%
 Female 11,325 53%
Gender

Race

 White 10,853 51.1%
 Black Or African American 9,545 45.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 83 0.4%
 Asian 140 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 315 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 284 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner673427791,2081,291849531154
Renter234588649718528266222105
Total3019301,4281,9261,8191,115753259

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,794 44%
 Single Guardian 2,058 24%
 Singles 2,349 28%
 Singles With Roommate 330 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,676 67%
 Households with Kids 2,855 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male141140141124131138145145164159135138143153168184173157117113
Female14312113114715311513114014413614116113818416015217214812398
Total284261272271284253276285308295276299281337328336345305240211

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27803 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27803 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 27803 real estate data, the median home value of $119,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27803. Rentals in 27803 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27803 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,109 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 88 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,575 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,646 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,310 34%
 Households Vacant 1,255 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 562 44.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.8%
 For Sale Only 183 14.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 4.8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 406 32.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 125 4%
 1 Bedroom 458 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,500 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,345 39%
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 $40,047 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27803 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. More commuters in 27803 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,982 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,182 25%
 No Earnings 6,278 38%
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 5,982 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,182 25%
 No Earnings 6,278 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,023 95.4%
 Public transportation 76 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 81 1.0%
 Worked at Home 214 2.5%
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 1,166 18.4%
 High School Graduate 3,603 57.0%
 Associate's degree 436 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 666 10.5%
 Master's degree 315 5.0%
 Professional school degree 120 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,981 71.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 691 16.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 483 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27803

ZIP Code 27803 is in the Nash-Rocky Mount School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27803.

G R Edwards Middle School
720 Edwards St
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
Williford Elementary
801 Williford St
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
Rocky Mount High School
1400 Bethlehem Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
Rocky Mount Academy
1313 Avondale Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Faith Christian School
1333 Faith Christian Dr
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cornerstone Christian Academy
1481 Beechwood Dr
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Englewood Baptist Weekday School
1350 S Winstead Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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