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ZIP Code 27869

Primary City:Rich Square, NC (View All Cities)
County: Northampton County
Timezone: Eastern (8:44am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -77.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27869

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27869. 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 27869. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27869, 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:
Rich Square, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27869 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27869 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 27869 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 parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27869 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,258
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,177
Median Home Value $65,400
Land Area 81.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 948
Median Household Income $27,337

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male636369884938434461839672657643412427
Female4749597159525157729710778847865635866
Total11011212815910890941011331802031501491541081048293

Gender

 Male 1,045 46%
 Female 1,213 54%
Gender

Race

 White 584 25.9%
 Black Or African American 1,636 72.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9278116115012610337
Renter1041345735372911
Total196811521818516313248

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 337 36%
 Single Guardian 241 25%
 Singles 332 35%
 Singles With Roommate 38 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 709 75%
 Households with Kids 239 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4161612141671511186111717161813261514
Female158861579711101515109111614141611
Total1924241829231622222821262726273427403125

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27869 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27869 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 27869 real estate data, the median home value of $65,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27869 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27869 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27869 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,195 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 3%
 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 385 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 309 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 254 22%
 Households Vacant 229 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 14 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 12%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 157 69%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 10%
 2 Bedroom 44 16%
 3+ Bedroom 199 74%
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 $27,337 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27869 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27869 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. Most commuters in 27869 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 451 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 390 21%
 No Earnings 1,019 55%
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 451 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 390 21%
 No Earnings 1,019 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 572 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 6%
 Worked at Home 9 1%
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. 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 266 37.5%
 High School Graduate 380 53.6%
 Associate's degree 41 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 18 2.5%
 Master's degree 2 0.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 329 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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