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ZIP Code 27870

Primary City:Roanoke Rapids, NC (View All Cities)
County: Halifax County
Timezone: Eastern (9:12am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.43, -77.71
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27870

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27870. 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 27870. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27870, 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:
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Acceptable:
Roanoke Rapid, Roanoke Rapids Air Force Sta, Ronok Rpd Afs

Stats and Demographics for the 27870 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27870 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 27870 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27870 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,236
Population Density 401 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,341
Median Home Value $94,200
Land Area 67.95 sq mi
Water Area 2.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,126
Median Household Income $34,652

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9089379401,0427456976827558901,014892842763543405299207117
Female9049648851,0188298337878859641,1521,085985876663557440367364
Total1,8121,9011,8252,0601,5741,5301,4691,6401,8542,1661,9771,8271,6391,206962739574481

Gender

 Male 12,678 47%
 Female 14,558 53%
Gender

Race

 White 15,223 55.9%
 Black Or African American 10,750 39.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 208 0.8%
 Asian 327 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 359 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 362 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner755131,1411,5501,5811,049737211
Renter370898847848588392199127
Total4451,4111,9882,3982,1691,441936338

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,572 41%
 Single Guardian 2,827 25%
 Singles 3,240 29%
 Singles With Roommate 487 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,296 66%
 Households with Kids 3,830 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male179176193185178191212178178196198193177176193219243214173191
Female175200189172171157201219216173171193156192215240199199165177
Total354376382357349348413397394369369386333368408459442413338368

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27870 has a slightly less than average 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 27870 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 27870 real estate data, the median home value of $94,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27870 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27870 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27870 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,071 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 108 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,228 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,629 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,269 35%
 Households Vacant 1,215 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 412 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 133 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 114 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 501 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 1%
 1 Bedroom 852 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,511 32%
 3+ Bedroom 2,286 49%
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 $34,652 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27870 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. More commuters in 27870 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 7,483 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,122 19%
 No Earnings 9,872 46%
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 7,483 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,122 19%
 No Earnings 9,872 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,528 95.0%
 Public transportation 42 0.4%
 Taxicab 52 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 193 1.9%
 Worked at Home 219 2.2%
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 1,866 23%
 High School Graduate 4,428 55%
 Associate's degree 578 7%
 Bachelor's degree 674 8%
 Master's degree 301 4%
 Professional school degree 102 1%
 Doctorate degree 71 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,944 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 298 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 508 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27870

ZIP Code 27870 is in the Halifax County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27870.

Everetts Elementary
458 Everetts School Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Halifax County School District
William R Davie Middle School
4391 Hwy 158
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Halifax County School District
Chaloner Middle School
2100 Virginia Ave
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Roanoke Rapids City School District
William L Manning Elementary
1102 Barrett St
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roanoke Rapids City School District
Belmont Elementary
1517 Bolling Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roanoke Rapids City School District
Roanoke Rapids High School
800 Hamilton St
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roanoke Rapids City School District
Halifax Academy
1400 Three Bridges Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Gingerbread House
132 Clearfield Dr
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cornerstone School
90 Woodstore Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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