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ZIP Code 27831

Primary City:Garysburg, NC (View All Cities)
County: Northampton County
Timezone: Eastern (5:07pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -77.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27831

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27831. 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 27831. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27831, 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:
Garysburg, NC
Acceptable:
Gumberry

Stats and Demographics for the 27831 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27831 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 27831 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 27831 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,908
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,895
Median Home Value $53,000
Land Area 65.67 sq mi
Water Area 2.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,632
Median Household Income $24,018

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11711711815112088751011091261621361259667422512
Female102114126142117988112012917017418016812193805947
Total2192312442932371861562212382963363162932171601228459

Gender

 Male 1,787 46%
 Female 2,121 54%
Gender

Race

 White 562 14.4%
 Black Or African American 3,284 84.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 18 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 26 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner255915325629421511539
Renter3270871058951357
Total5712924036138326615046

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 541 33%
 Single Guardian 525 32%
 Singles 512 31%
 Singles With Roommate 54 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,149 70%
 Households with Kids 483 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1825243122212424262919272221433035212227
Female1418281820261828222519292033233233272728
Total3243524942474252485438564254666268484955

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27831 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27831 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 27831 real estate data, the median home value of $53,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27831 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27831 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27831 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,908 100%
 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 556 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 600 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 476 25%
 Households Vacant 263 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 17.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 14 5.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 20.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 51.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 127 26%
 3+ Bedroom 362 74%
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 $24,018 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27831 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, 27831 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27831 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,160 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 17%
 No Earnings 1,412 46%
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 1,160 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 17%
 No Earnings 1,412 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,311 95.1%
 Public transportation 5 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 4.3%
 Worked at Home 3 0.2%
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 389 38.7%
 High School Graduate 573 57.1%
 Associate's degree 18 1.8%
 Bachelor's degree 16 1.6%
 Master's degree 8 0.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 694 93.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 2.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 3.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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