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ZIP Code 27843

Primary City:Hobgood, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:41am)
Coordinates:36.0, -77.4
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27843. 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 27843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27843, 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:
Hobgood, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27843 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 27843 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27843 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,157
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 600
Median Home Value $70,800
Land Area 59.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 487
Median Household Income $31,801

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3330304443341521353953564541261856
Female332827282425242732506447453623251827
Total66585772675939486789117103907749432333

Gender

 Male 574 50%
 Female 583 50%
Gender

Race

 White 534 46.2%
 Black Or African American 577 49.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 43 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner918387580724320
Renter11191836261444
Total203756111106864724

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 233 48%
 Single Guardian 105 22%
 Singles 136 28%
 Singles With Roommate 13 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 363 75%
 Households with Kids 124 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male865686745910227812129314
Female58456376645549851687
Total131491114914101113157616161713151121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27843 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27843 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 27843 real estate data, the median home value of $70,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27843 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27843 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27843 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,157 100%
 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 153 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 202 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 132 22%
 Households Vacant 113 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 68%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 4%
 2 Bedroom 29 17%
 3+ Bedroom 136 80%
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 $31,801 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27843 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, 27843 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 27843. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 338 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 123 12%
 No Earnings 591 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 338 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 123 12%
 No Earnings 591 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 394 99.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 0.3%
 Worked at Home 2 0.5%
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 153 39%
 High School Graduate 192 49%
 Associate's degree 15 4%
 Bachelor's degree 28 7%
 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 351 98.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 1.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27843

ZIP Code 27843 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27843.

Hobgood Academy
201 S Beech St
Hobgood, NC 27843
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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