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ZIP Code 27822

Primary City:Elm City, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:09pm)
Coordinates:35.8, -77.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27822

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27822. 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 27822. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27822, 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:
Elm City, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27822 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27822 is located in northeast North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 27822 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27822 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,143
Population Density 89 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,578
Median Home Value $99,000
Land Area 91.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,290
Median Household Income $46,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2322392362591922101822572653223123532802341481015943
Female2092372922641811862252483003593473273302351931249072
Total441476528523373396407505565681659680610469341225149115

Gender

 Male 3,924 48%
 Female 4,219 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,029 74.0%
 Black Or African American 1,801 22.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.4%
 Asian 15 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 173 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 90 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2622439357764844020475
Renter51125136147113664817
Total7734952972476150625292

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,829 56%
 Single Guardian 559 17%
 Singles 774 24%
 Singles With Roommate 128 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,265 69%
 Households with Kids 1,025 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4443604134464561534353465341486568423633
Female4737463545355746546062555659594961464940
Total9180106767981102107107103115101109100107114129888573

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27822 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27822 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 27822 real estate data, the median home value of $99,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27822 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27822 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27822 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,143 100%
 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 1,622 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 965 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 703 20%
 Households Vacant 288 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 24.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.7%
 For Sale Only 43 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 10.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 129 44.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 91 11.7%
 2 Bedroom 216 27.8%
 3+ Bedroom 467 60.1%
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 $46,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27822 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 27822 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 2,446 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,761 27%
 No Earnings 2,344 36%
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 2,446 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,761 27%
 No Earnings 2,344 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,243 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 3%
 Worked at Home 124 4%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 523 18.8%
 High School Graduate 1,844 66.3%
 Associate's degree 221 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 120 4.3%
 Master's degree 54 1.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,133 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 180 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 222 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27822

ZIP Code 27822 is in the Nash-Rocky Mount School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27822.

Coopers Elementary
6833 Nc Hwy 58
Elm City, NC 27822
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
Elm City Elementary
5544 Lake Wilson Rd
Elm City, NC 27822
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Elm City Middle School
215 East Church St
Elm City, NC 27822
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Gardners Elementary
5404 Nc 42 Hwy East
Elm City, NC 27822
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
W E Garnett Christian Academy
4747 Lake Wilson Rd N
Elm City, NC 27822
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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