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ZIP Code 27823

Primary City:Enfield, NC (View All Cities)
County: Halifax County
Timezone: Eastern (3:33am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -77.7
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27823

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27823. 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 27823. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27823, 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:
Enfield, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27823 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27823 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 27823 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27823 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,201
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,698
Median Home Value $67,300
Land Area 188.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,114
Median Household Income $30,226

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male271248298334252238176197216275322289243159134957127
Female224246260324248241217237289313378329287222176139114112
Total495494558658500479393434505588700618530381310234185139

Gender

 Male 3,845 47%
 Female 4,356 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,005 12.3%
 Black Or African American 6,815 83.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 253 3.1%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 41 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 73 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3211625847448932622869
Renter461891962682081166930
Total7830545474269744229799

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,067 34%
 Single Guardian 1,100 35%
 Singles 841 27%
 Singles With Roommate 106 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,064 66%
 Households with Kids 1,050 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3957585846584243595455665271705668806068
Female4154394644484357545158476440618072516053
Total80111971049010685100113105113113116111131136140131120121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27823 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 27823 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 27823 real estate data, the median home value of $67,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27823 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27823 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27823 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,138 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 54 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,093 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 899 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,122 30%
 Households Vacant 584 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 84 14.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 42 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 12.5%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 353 60.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 1%
 1 Bedroom 101 9%
 2 Bedroom 442 39%
 3+ Bedroom 573 51%
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 $30,226 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27823 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27823 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 27823 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,585 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,479 24%
 No Earnings 3,016 50%
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 1,585 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,479 24%
 No Earnings 3,016 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,287 94.0%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 120 4.9%
 Worked at Home 23 0.9%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 694 28.5%
 High School Graduate 1,531 62.8%
 Associate's degree 114 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 77 3.2%
 Master's degree 18 0.7%
 Professional school degree 5 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 975 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 185 15.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27823

ZIP Code 27823 is in the Halifax County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27823.

Enfield Middle School
13723 Hwy 481
Enfield, NC 27823
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Halifax County School District
Inborden Elementary
13587 Hwy 481
Enfield, NC 27823
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Halifax County School District
Pittman Elementary
25041 Hwy 561
Enfield, NC 27823
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Halifax County School District

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