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ZIP Code 27842

Primary City:Henrico, NC (View All Cities)
County: Northampton County
Timezone: Eastern (1:39pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.52, -77.86
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27842. 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 27842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27842, 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:
Henrico, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27842 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 27842 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27842 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,493
Population Density 138 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,867
Median Home Value $322,300
Land Area 10.79 sq mi
Water Area 5.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 744
Median Household Income $52,857

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 59Male Median Age: 59Female Median Age: 60

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1916273525201419303854869911157462414
Female18252017251513114338639710711153562621
Total374147525035273073761171832062221101025035

Gender

 Male 734 49%
 Female 759 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,074 71.9%
 Black Or African American 377 25.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.4%
 Asian 7 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 22 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51136901851989223
Renter1114162818854
Total1625521182032069727

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 423 57%
 Single Guardian 75 10%
 Singles 220 30%
 Singles With Roommate 26 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 653 88%
 Households with Kids 91 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3491452231035458118623
Female07267557117264444414
Total3111171110794111071091215121037

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27842 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 27842 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 27842 real estate data, the median home value of $322,300 is high 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 27842. Rentals in 27842 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,493 100%
 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 367 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 273 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 104 6%
 Households Vacant 1,123 60%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 1.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.4%
 For Sale Only 46 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,009 89.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 3.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 44 31%
 3+ Bedroom 97 69%
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 $52,857 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27842 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, 27842 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 27842 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 242 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 427 30%
 No Earnings 735 52%
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 242 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 427 30%
 No Earnings 735 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 336 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 4%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 76 11.6%
 High School Graduate 421 64.1%
 Associate's degree 61 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 37 5.6%
 Master's degree 57 8.7%
 Professional school degree 5 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 128 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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