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ZIP Code 27873

Primary City:Saratoga, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Wilson County
Timezone: Eastern (4:45pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -77.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27873. 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 27873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27873, 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:
Saratoga, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27873 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 27873 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 27873 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 397
Population Density 635 people per sq mi
Housing Units 187
Median Home Value $83,900
Land Area 0.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 165
Median Household Income $33,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 48

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


 Male 191 48%
 Female 206 52%


 White 211 53.1%
 Black Or African American 167 42.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.3%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 67 41%
 Single Guardian 45 27%
 Singles 48 29%
 Singles With Roommate 5 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 122 74%
 Households with Kids 43 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27873 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27873 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 27873 real estate data, the median home value of $83,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 27873 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 397 100%
 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 67 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 52 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 46 25%
 Households Vacant 22 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 28%
 2 Bedroom 2 7%
 3+ Bedroom 19 66%
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 $33,125 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, 27873 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 27873 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 118 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 16%
 No Earnings 115 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 118 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 16%
 No Earnings 115 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 147 100%
 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 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 15 17%
 High School Graduate 52 58%
 Associate's degree 13 15%
 Bachelor's degree 9 10%
 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 33 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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