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ZIP Code 27856

Primary City:Nashville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Nash County
Timezone: Eastern (10:43am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -78.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27856. 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 27856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27856, 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:
Nashville, NC
Acceptable:
Momeyer

Stats and Demographics for the 27856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27856 is located in northeast North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 27856 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27856 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,141
Population Density 132 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,917
Median Home Value $134,100
Land Area 129.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,383
Median Household Income $46,719

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male51856156852749050059662268079667563556740726416913076
Female463512535483413454470557600707572631575397295235235226
Total9811,0731,1031,0109039541,0661,1791,2801,5031,2471,2661,142804559404365302

Gender

 Male 8,781 51%
 Female 8,360 49%
Gender

Race

 White 10,941 63.8%
 Black Or African American 5,489 32.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 108 0.6%
 Asian 55 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 325 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 219 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner374367651,0081,076675384125
Renter14635038335527618312955
Total1837861,1481,3631,352858513180

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,317 52%
 Single Guardian 1,214 19%
 Singles 1,595 25%
 Singles With Roommate 257 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,199 66%
 Households with Kids 2,184 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1011221081041121019913911012811496127103841201279997105
Female86918998100102939512210797112951241329893907077
Total187213197202212203192234232235211208222227216218220189167182

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27856 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27856 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27856 real estate data, the median home value of $134,100 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 27856. Rentals in 27856 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,981 93.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 947 5.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 186 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,029 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,477 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,877 27%
 Households Vacant 534 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 127 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 84 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 7%
 For Migrant Workers 32 6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 220 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 3%
 1 Bedroom 139 8%
 2 Bedroom 616 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,009 56%
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 $46,719 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27856 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. 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 27856 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,308 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,152 23%
 No Earnings 5,018 37%
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 5,308 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,152 23%
 No Earnings 5,018 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,752 94.8%
 Public transportation 17 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 44 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 151 2.1%
 Worked at Home 161 2.3%
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 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 1,237 19.9%
 High School Graduate 3,597 58.0%
 Associate's degree 392 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 755 12.2%
 Master's degree 166 2.7%
 Professional school degree 52 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,725 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 312 9.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 226 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27856

ZIP Code 27856 is in the Nash-Rocky Mount School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27856.

Cedar Grove Elementary
8967 Cedar Grove Sch Loop Rd
Nashville, NC 27856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
Nash Central Middle School
1638 South First St
Nashville, NC 27856
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
Nashville Elementary
209 East Virginia Ave
Nashville, NC 27856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District

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