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ZIP Code 27839

Primary City:Halifax, NC (View All Cities)
County: Halifax County
Timezone: Eastern (5:52am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -77.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27839

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27839. 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 27839. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27839, 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:
Halifax, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27839 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27839 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 27839 are primarily black or African American. 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27839 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,001
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,647
Median Home Value $71,600
Land Area 142.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,317
Median Household Income $32,353

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male647592941292012212382572342391971299467422221
Female747977945966777810212612514612910575586055
Total1381541691881882672983163593603643432581991421008276

Gender

 Male 2,416 60%
 Female 1,585 40%
Gender

Race

 White 1,224 30.6%
 Black Or African American 2,641 66.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 1.1%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner75312421027018111345
Renter105846586746209
Total1711117026833722713354

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 519 39%
 Single Guardian 313 24%
 Singles 441 33%
 Singles With Roommate 44 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 965 73%
 Households with Kids 352 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8156211316924131019212121152226211014
Female161117201715921171914121616162421191413
Total2426234130311845302933333737314647402427

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27839 has a slightly higher than average 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 27839 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 27839 real estate data, the median home value of $71,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27839 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27839 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27839 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,988 74.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,001 25.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 561 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 442 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 314 19%
 Households Vacant 330 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 10.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.9%
 For Sale Only 15 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 18.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 204 61.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 5%
 2 Bedroom 115 32%
 3+ Bedroom 228 63%
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 $32,353 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27839 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27839 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 27839 can expect to fall in that range. 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 926 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 563 15%
 No Earnings 2,266 60%
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 926 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 563 15%
 No Earnings 2,266 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,216 97.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 1.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 0.6%
 Worked at Home 4 0.3%
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 485 24.3%
 High School Graduate 1,329 66.6%
 Associate's degree 61 3.1%
 Bachelor's degree 94 4.7%
 Master's degree 23 1.2%
 Professional school degree 2 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 331 70.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 99 21.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27839

ZIP Code 27839 is in the Weldon City School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27839.

Weldon Middle School
4489 Hwy 301
Halifax, NC 27839
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Weldon City School District
Southeast Halifax High School
16683 Hwy 125
Halifax, NC 27839
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Halifax County School District

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