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ZIP Code 27886

Primary City:Tarboro, NC (View All Cities)
County: Edgecombe County
Timezone: Eastern (1:05am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -77.5
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27886

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27886. 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 27886. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27886, 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:
Tarboro, NC
Acceptable:
Leggett, Princeville

Stats and Demographics for the 27886 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27886 is located in northeast North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 27886 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 27886 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,591
Population Density 112 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,121
Median Home Value $80,700
Land Area 193.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,310
Median Household Income $35,030

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male711718726739629596595512584744788779659440327225157123
Female674723663678662686626659693863889877772525459415318357
Total1,3851,4411,3891,4171,2911,2821,2211,1711,2771,6071,6771,6561,431965786640475480

Gender

 Male 10,052 47%
 Female 11,539 53%
Gender

Race

 White 9,698 44.9%
 Black Or African American 10,720 49.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.3%
 Asian 67 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 840 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 194 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner494137251,1741,356871555159
Renter252623490623448270182120
Total3011,0361,2151,7971,8041,141737279

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,456 42%
 Single Guardian 2,254 27%
 Singles 2,277 27%
 Singles With Roommate 323 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,591 67%
 Households with Kids 2,719 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male143155128143134143125146170149128141142166147147160146139128
Female127132140136154134138163134130117138145133134145165127107126
Total270287268279288277263309304279245279287299281292325273246254

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27886 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 27886 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 27886 real estate data, the median home value of $80,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27886 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27886 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 27886 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,801 96.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 334 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 366 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 90 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,318 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,984 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,008 33%
 Households Vacant 811 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 252 31.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Sale Only 107 13.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 8.4%
 For Migrant Workers 23 2.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 332 40.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 2%
 1 Bedroom 606 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,171 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,302 42%
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 $35,030 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27886 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27886 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27886 can expect to fall in that range. 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 6,437 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,413 19%
 No Earnings 7,875 44%
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 6,437 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,413 19%
 No Earnings 7,875 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,950 96.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 49 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 113 1.4%
 Worked at Home 132 1.6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,706 26.1%
 High School Graduate 3,734 57.1%
 Associate's degree 362 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 566 8.7%
 Master's degree 80 1.2%
 Professional school degree 75 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,607 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 81 1.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 583 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27886

ZIP Code 27886 is in the Edgecombe County Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27886.

Roberson Cntr for Ed Achieveme
412 Pearl St
Tarboro, NC 27886
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
North East Carolina Prep
274 Husky Trail
Tarboro, NC 27886
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North East Carolina Preparatory School District
Stocks Elementary
400 Hope Lodge St
Tarboro, NC 27886
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
W a Pattillo Elementary
501 East Ave
Tarboro, NC 27886
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
Princeville Elementary
306 Walston St
Tarboro, NC 27886
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
North Edgecombe High School
7589 Nc 33nw
Tarboro, NC 27886
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
C B Martin Middle School
400 East Johnston St
Tarboro, NC 27886
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
Tarboro High School
1400 Howard Ave
Tarboro, NC 27886
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
Edgecombe Early College High School
2009 West Wilson St
Tarboro, NC 27886
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools

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