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ZIP Code 27851

Primary City:Lucama, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wilson County
Timezone: Eastern (3:32pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.64, -78.03
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27851

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27851. 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 27851. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27851, 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:
Lucama, NC
Unacceptable:
Lunana

Stats and Demographics for the 27851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27851 is located in east 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 27851 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27851 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,268
Population Density 118 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,213
Median Home Value $93,100
Land Area 44.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,004
Median Household Income $39,498

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15916519018615817115116820520623015716213198483512
Female143160213178120131174172185195223156179131111645744
Total3023254033642783023253403904014533133412622091129256

Gender

 Male 2,632 50%
 Female 2,636 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,706 70.3%
 Black Or African American 957 18.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.3%
 Asian 13 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 463 8.8%
 Two Or More Races 111 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1712325935532525712530
Renter481261199457332511
Total6524937844938229015041

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,159 58%
 Single Guardian 336 17%
 Singles 430 21%
 Singles With Roommate 79 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,316 66%
 Households with Kids 688 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3236322736403224333526404445294836413228
Female3126283323213637434133436036364535323022
Total63626060596168617676598310481659371736250

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27851 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27851 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27851 real estate data, the median home value of $93,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27851 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27851 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,261 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 903 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 588 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 513 23%
 Households Vacant 209 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 35.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.0%
 For Sale Only 21 10.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 3.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 47.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 25 4%
 2 Bedroom 300 46%
 3+ Bedroom 327 50%
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 $39,498 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27851 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, 27851 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 27851 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,881 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 991 23%
 No Earnings 1,472 34%
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 1,881 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 991 23%
 No Earnings 1,472 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,395 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 24 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 1%
 Worked at Home 22 1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 426 22%
 High School Graduate 1,227 63%
 Associate's degree 116 6%
 Bachelor's degree 154 8%
 Master's degree 17 1%
 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 798 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 94 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 97 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27851

ZIP Code 27851 is in the Wilson County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27851.

Lucama Elementary
6260 Blalock Rd
Lucama, NC 27851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Springfield Middle School
5551 Wiggins Mill Rd
Lucama, NC 27851
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District

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