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ZIP Code 27853

Primary City:Margarettsville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Northampton County
Timezone: Eastern (3:10pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -77.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27853. 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 27853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27853, 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:
Margarettsville, NC
Acceptable:
Margarettsvl
Unacceptable:
Margaretsville

Stats and Demographics for the 27853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27853 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 27853 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27853 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 673
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 320
Median Home Value $116,900
Land Area 42.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 267
Median Household Income $25,966

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male22152931201515182225382020139878
Female1220252420913191439382420101513617
Total343554554024283736647644402324211325

Gender

 Male 335 50%
 Female 338 50%
Gender

Race

 White 282 41.9%
 Black Or African American 358 53.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner214326239232314
Renter2371811944
Total417398050322718

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 110 41%
 Single Guardian 68 25%
 Singles 82 31%
 Singles With Roommate 7 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 184 69%
 Households with Kids 83 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male246724342967524810457
Female53023653355564648426
Total77695108751411121161012188713

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27853 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27853 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 27853 real estate data, the median home value of $116,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27853. Rentals in 27853 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 673 100%
 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 107 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 102 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 58 18%
 Households Vacant 53 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 45 100%
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 $25,966 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27853 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 27853 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27853 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. The commute in 27853 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 132 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 32 7%
 No Earnings 267 62%
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 132 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 32 7%
 No Earnings 267 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 116 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 16%
 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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 23 14%
 High School Graduate 140 86%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 189 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27853

ZIP Code 27853 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27853.

Severn Mennonite School
132 New Hope Ln
Margarettsville, NC 27853
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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