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ZIP Code 27857

Primary City:Oak City, NC (View All Cities)
County: Martin County
Timezone: Eastern (9:28pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -77.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27857

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27857. 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 27857. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27857, 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:
Oak City, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27857 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27857 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 27857 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27857 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,298
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 699
Median Home Value $70,300
Land Area 63.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 574
Median Household Income $24,453

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male233535554824202628436660584035151512
Female232640322822143542426456634239275015
Total466175877646346170851301161218274426527

Gender

 Male 638 49%
 Female 660 51%
Gender

Race

 White 453 34.9%
 Black Or African American 819 63.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.2%
 Other Race 12 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5143892113857116
Renter112018322615135
Total1634561241391008421

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 247 43%
 Single Guardian 128 22%
 Singles 192 33%
 Singles With Roommate 7 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 439 76%
 Households with Kids 135 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male45469677685711410101461512
Female1549264104898786975510
Total51081511121117101614151812161921112022

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27857 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27857 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 27857 real estate data, the median home value of $70,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27857 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27857 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27857 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,298 100%
 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 213 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 221 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 140 20%
 Households Vacant 125 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 7 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 10%
 For Migrant Workers 4 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 71%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 4%
 2 Bedroom 11 10%
 3+ Bedroom 96 86%
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 $24,453 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27857 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 27857 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 411 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 116 11%
 No Earnings 508 49%
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 411 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 116 11%
 No Earnings 508 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 409 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 5%
 Worked at Home 14 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. 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 87 22.0%
 High School Graduate 250 63.1%
 Associate's degree 10 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 48 12.1%
 Master's degree 1 0.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 194 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27857

ZIP Code 27857 is in the Wake County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27857.

Heritage High School
1150 Forestville Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27857
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District

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