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ZIP Code 27816

Primary City:Castalia, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:18am)
Coordinates:36.1, -78.1
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27816

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27816. 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 27816. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27816, 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:
Castalia, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27816 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27816 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 27816 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27816 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,516
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,148
Median Home Value $80,200
Land Area 60.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 980
Median Household Income $40,263

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male788677827368868180114889181794018414
Female76819288617876928810197103785741252319
Total15416716917013414616217316821518519415913681432733

Gender

 Male 1,240 49%
 Female 1,276 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,529 60.8%
 Black Or African American 783 31.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 1.6%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 110 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 49 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10741261691711203223
Renter184559583323163
Total281191852272041434826

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 488 50%
 Single Guardian 200 20%
 Singles 251 26%
 Singles With Roommate 41 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 638 65%
 Households with Kids 342 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1412171715191724111711152311201522101514
Female162011131517191317122393018291613141611
Total3032283030363637282934245329493135243125

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27816 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27816 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 27816 real estate data, the median home value of $80,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27816 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27816 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27816 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,516 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 397 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 328 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 255 22%
 Households Vacant 168 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 11%
 For Migrant Workers 5 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 98 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 121 70%
 3+ Bedroom 51 30%
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 $40,263 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27816 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 27816. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 572 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 403 23%
 No Earnings 811 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 572 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 403 23%
 No Earnings 811 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 780 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 3%
 Worked at Home 42 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 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 252 32%
 High School Graduate 327 41%
 Associate's degree 80 10%
 Bachelor's degree 121 15%
 Master's degree 14 2%
 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 372 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 57 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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