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ZIP Code 27826

Primary City:Fairfield, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:14pm)
Coordinates:35.5, -76.2
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27826

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27826. 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 27826. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27826, 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:
Fairfield, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27826 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27826 is located in east 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 27826 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27826 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,379
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 363
Median Home Value $61,400
Land Area 73.61 sq mi
Water Area 1.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 257
Median Household Income $38,362

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2314191899163183146113985750312210983
Female1923192271314182421242323131615910
Total423738401061761971641371198173543526241713

Gender

 Male 1,066 77%
 Female 313 23%
Gender

Race

 White 643 46.6%
 Black Or African American 677 49.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 1.0%
 Asian 7 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 33 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01927434540279
Renter391277441
Total328395052443110

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 141 55%
 Single Guardian 35 14%
 Singles 75 29%
 Singles With Roommate 6 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 180 70%
 Households with Kids 77 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male46434215224553354512
Female14755446434471184634
Total51011896511658912441381146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27826 has a large 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 27826 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 27826 real estate data, the median home value of $61,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27826 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27826 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27826 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 622 45.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 752 54.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 101 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 109 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 47 13%
 Households Vacant 106 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 66 62%
 For Migrant Workers 10 9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 20 61%
 3+ Bedroom 13 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 $38,362 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27826 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. 27826 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27826 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. However, that is not the case in 27826. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 158 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 250 27%
 No Earnings 528 56%
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 158 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 250 27%
 No Earnings 528 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 169 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 27%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 188 33%
 High School Graduate 343 61%
 Associate's degree 32 6%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 26 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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