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ZIP Code 27861

Primary City:Parmele, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Martin County
Timezone: Eastern (2:25am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -77.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27861. 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 27861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27861, 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:
Parmele, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27861 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 27861 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27861 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 71
Population Density 117 people per sq mi
Housing Units 42
Median Home Value $162,500
Land Area 0.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 33
Median Household Income $18,906

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 58

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


 Male 33 46%
 Female 38 54%


 White 1 1%
 Black Or African American 70 99%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9 27%
 Single Guardian 8 24%
 Singles 16 48%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 27 82%
 Households with Kids 6 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27861 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27861 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 27861 real estate data, the median home value of $162,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 27861 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 71 100%
 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 6 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 19 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 8 19%
 Households Vacant 9 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 44%
 3+ Bedroom 9 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 $18,906 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27861 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. More commuters in 27861 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 21%
 No Earnings 52 68%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 21%
 No Earnings 52 68%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4 15%
 High School Graduate 21 81%
 Associate's degree 1 4%
 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 8 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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