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ZIP Code 27889

Primary City:Washington, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:22pm)
Coordinates:35.6, -77.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27889

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27889. 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 27889. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27889, 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:
Washington, NC
Unacceptable:
Wash

Stats and Demographics for the 27889 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27889 is located in east 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 27889 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27889 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,468
Population Density 140 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,692
Median Home Value $120,700
Land Area 196.29 sq mi
Water Area 12.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,215
Median Household Income $38,502

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male955961901855709762809839806839948938911600489343272141
Female8879128318357308388858938489501,1001,040983767615513366397
Total1,8421,8731,7321,6901,4391,6001,6941,7321,6541,7892,0481,9781,8941,3671,104856638538

Gender

 Male 13,078 48%
 Female 14,390 52%
Gender

Race

 White 17,314 63.0%
 Black Or African American 7,848 28.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 112 0.4%
 Asian 109 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 1,694 6.2%
 Two Or More Races 370 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1056631,0971,4661,7281,271814245
Renter30187570367659233824497
Total4061,5381,8002,1422,3201,6091,058342

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,246 47%
 Single Guardian 2,304 21%
 Singles 3,158 28%
 Singles With Roommate 507 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,651 68%
 Households with Kids 3,564 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male148195198208195159193201213196165177165198182160201166146123
Female170162190191170170188189195177160178155161159173176190137149
Total318357388399365329381390408373325355320359341333377356283272

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27889 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 27889 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 27889 real estate data, the median home value of $120,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27889. Rentals in 27889 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27889 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,029 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 89 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 236 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 112 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,366 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,023 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,826 30%
 Households Vacant 1,477 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 310 21.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 1.8%
 For Sale Only 256 17.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 384 26.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 467 31.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 84 2%
 1 Bedroom 645 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,381 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,824 46%
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 $38,502 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27889 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, 27889 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 27889 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,799 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,625 21%
 No Earnings 9,348 43%
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 7,799 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,625 21%
 No Earnings 9,348 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,328 95.0%
 Public transportation 27 0.2%
 Taxicab 42 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 324 3.0%
 Worked at Home 156 1.4%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,878 22.1%
 High School Graduate 4,351 51.1%
 Associate's degree 618 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 998 11.7%
 Master's degree 474 5.6%
 Professional school degree 132 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 57 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,319 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 336 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 740 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27889

ZIP Code 27889 is in the Washington Montessori School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27889.

Washington Montessori
2330 Old Bath Hwy
Washington, NC 27889
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Montessori School District
Eastern Elementary
947 Hudnell St
Washington, NC 27889
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort County School District
John C Tayloe Elementary
910 Tarboro St
Washington, NC 27889
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort County School District
John Small Elementary
4103 North Market St Ext
Washington, NC 27889
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Beaufort County School District
P S Jones Middle School
4105 North Market St Ext
Washington, NC 27889
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Beaufort County School District
Washington High School
400 Slatestone Rd
Washington, NC 27889
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Beaufort County School District
Beaufort County Early College High School
5337 Hwy 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Beaufort County School District
Emmanuel Christian School
3078 Us Highway 17 N
Washington, NC 27889
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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