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ZIP Code 27891

Primary City:Whitakers, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:53pm)
Coordinates:36.1, -77.8
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27891

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27891. 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 27891. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27891, 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:
Whitakers, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27891 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27891 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 27891 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 27891 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,227
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,299
Median Home Value $78,000
Land Area 141.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,995
Median Household Income $42,038

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14213618121015412813913816421423119518011088473921
Female135147177214148118153147182249254208171120104676056
Total2772833584243022462922853464634854033512301921149977

Gender

 Male 2,517 48%
 Female 2,710 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,791 34.3%
 Black Or African American 3,184 60.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 1.3%
 Asian 7 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 81 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 95 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner711122539836322112840
Renter23829611586553114
Total3019332151344927615954

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 886 44%
 Single Guardian 529 27%
 Singles 508 25%
 Singles With Roommate 72 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,312 66%
 Households with Kids 683 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3820273430202529323544353433403859343927
Female2537212329263333263332373738444750324127
Total63574857594658625868767271718485109668054

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27891 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27891 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 27891 real estate data, the median home value of $78,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27891 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27891 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27891 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,222 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 936 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 557 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 502 22%
 Households Vacant 304 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 36 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 17%
 For Migrant Workers 18 6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 139 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 26 7%
 2 Bedroom 62 18%
 3+ Bedroom 260 75%
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 $42,038 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27891 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. Most commuters in 27891 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 1,881 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 880 20%
 No Earnings 1,689 38%
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 1,881 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 880 20%
 No Earnings 1,689 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,216 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 130 5%
 Worked at Home 105 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 390 23.0%
 High School Graduate 1,159 68.5%
 Associate's degree 52 3.1%
 Bachelor's degree 65 3.8%
 Master's degree 6 0.4%
 Professional school degree 20 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 642 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 72 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27891

ZIP Code 27891 is in the Nash-Rocky Mount School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27891.

Swift Creek Elementary
2420 Swift Creek School Rd
Whitakers, NC 27891
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District

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