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ZIP Code 27863

Primary City:Pikeville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (2:54am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.5, -78.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27863

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27863. 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 27863. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27863, 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:
Pikeville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27863 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27863 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 27863 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27863 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,735
Population Density 174 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,796
Median Home Value $135,500
Land Area 67.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,399
Median Household Income $55,596

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male426442492456276382440439473451400307255183170836035
Female4254854614062984094284874414453623403052371591119670
Total851927953862574791868926914896762647560420329194156105

Gender

 Male 5,770 49%
 Female 5,965 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,266 79.0%
 Black Or African American 1,678 14.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.3%
 Asian 95 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 367 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 279 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5256579175059742020870
Renter77234228190111603610
Total1297991,01994070848024480

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,494 57%
 Single Guardian 807 18%
 Singles 935 21%
 Singles With Roommate 163 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,571 58%
 Households with Kids 1,828 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male77968586878080969910211486999110779110837753
Female908484861159791968698108878583779988855754
Total167180169172202177171192185200222173184174184178198168134107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27863 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27863 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 27863 real estate data, the median home value of $135,500 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 27863. Rentals in 27863 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27863 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,725 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,525 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 928 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 946 20%
 Households Vacant 397 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 83 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 98 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 4%
 For Migrant Workers 6 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 172 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 1%
 1 Bedroom 12 1%
 2 Bedroom 590 46%
 3+ Bedroom 662 52%
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 $55,596 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27863 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 27863 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 4,271 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,377 25%
 No Earnings 2,747 29%
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 4,271 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,377 25%
 No Earnings 2,747 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,569 95.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 127 2.2%
 Worked at Home 114 2.0%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 628 16.1%
 High School Graduate 2,179 56.0%
 Associate's degree 532 13.7%
 Bachelor's degree 456 11.7%
 Master's degree 83 2.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,250 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 133 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 344 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27863

ZIP Code 27863 is in the Wayne County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27863.

Northeast Elementary
4665 Nc Hwy 111 North
Pikeville, NC 27863
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wayne County Public Schools
Northwest Elementary
1769 Pikeville/princeton Hwy
Pikeville, NC 27863
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wayne County Public Schools
Charles B Aycock High School
5460 Us 117 North
Pikeville, NC 27863
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wayne County Public Schools
The Asperger Connection School
301 N Mill St
Pikeville, NC 27863
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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