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ZIP Code 27840

Primary City:Hamilton, NC (View All Cities)
County: Martin County
Timezone: Eastern (5:44am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.94, -77.22
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27840

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27840. 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 27840. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27840, 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:
Hamilton, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27840 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27840 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 27840 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27840 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 514
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 269
Median Home Value $90,000
Land Area 12.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 224
Median Household Income $25,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male911202181091311151917132310334
Female72317161218151218172327282891375
Total16343737202824252932424441511916109

Gender

 Male 219 43%
 Female 295 57%
Gender

Race

 White 200 38.9%
 Black Or African American 306 59.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0613333336167
Renter3141116201141
Total32024495347208

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 88 39%
 Single Guardian 53 24%
 Singles 79 35%
 Singles With Roommate 4 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 162 72%
 Households with Kids 62 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male20344121333185541832
Female11225529221455491113
Total315696410554513109132945

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27840 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27840 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1980s. Looking at 27840 real estate data, the median home value of $90,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27840. Rentals in 27840 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27840 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 514 100%
 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 54 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 90 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 80 30%
 Households Vacant 45 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 6%
 2 Bedroom 27 77%
 3+ Bedroom 6 17%
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 $25,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27840 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27840 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 27840 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 64 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 21%
 No Earnings 203 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 64 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 21%
 No Earnings 203 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 123 95.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 3.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 1 0.8%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 53 39.6%
 High School Graduate 64 47.8%
 Associate's degree 10 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 6 4.5%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 1 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 73 96.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27840

ZIP Code 27840 is in the Martin County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27840.

Edna Andrews Elementary
306 South Horton St
Hamilton, NC 27840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Martin County School District

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