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ZIP Code 27880

Primary City:Sims, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wilson County
Timezone: Eastern (12:01am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.74, -78.08
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27880

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27880. 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 27880. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27880, 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:
Sims, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27880 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27880 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 27880 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 large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27880 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,304
Population Density 127 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,319
Median Home Value $99,700
Land Area 25.96 sq mi
Water Area 1.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,214
Median Household Income $38,990

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1471431549879105106143136120115109102624122910
Female1001241069868941181371151271071101007144332526
Total24726726019614719922428025124722221920213385553436

Gender

 Male 1,701 51%
 Female 1,603 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,360 71.4%
 Black Or African American 508 15.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 371 11.2%
 Two Or More Races 53 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner111192132142121265221
Renter116957373912147
Total221882702512511386628

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 736 61%
 Single Guardian 183 15%
 Singles 251 21%
 Singles With Roommate 44 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 731 60%
 Households with Kids 483 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2524263228372524294135292524231725191414
Female1719192625292421252526132220242120191418
Total4243455853664945546661424744473845382832

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27880 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27880 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27880 real estate data, the median home value of $99,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27880 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27880 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27880 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,273 99%
 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 31 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 641 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 327 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 246 19%
 Households Vacant 105 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 33 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 4%
 For Migrant Workers 4 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 10%
 2 Bedroom 105 40%
 3+ Bedroom 129 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 $38,990 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27880 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 27880 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27880 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 1,072 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 695 27%
 No Earnings 810 31%
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 1,072 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 695 27%
 No Earnings 810 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,281 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 225 15%
 Worked at Home 31 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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 315 30%
 High School Graduate 617 59%
 Associate's degree 69 7%
 Bachelor's degree 25 2%
 Master's degree 18 2%
 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 554 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 66 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 71 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27880

ZIP Code 27880 is in the Nash-Rocky Mount School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27880.

Fairview Elementary
720 North Fairview Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27880
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District

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