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ZIP Code 27893

Primary City:Wilson, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wilson County
Timezone: Eastern (12:47am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -77.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27893

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27893. 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 27893. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27893, 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:
Wilson, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27893 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27893 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 27893 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27893 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,723
Population Density 360 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,743
Median Home Value $95,400
Land Area 110.19 sq mi
Water Area 1.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,564
Median Household Income $31,942

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4981,3661,4351,4651,2911,2511,2241,1181,1181,2721,2831,2481,008722527392252210
Female1,4161,3591,2681,4491,4481,3221,2601,2421,3051,4631,4261,4191,182902774622575611
Total2,9142,7252,7032,9142,7392,5732,4842,3602,4232,7352,7092,6672,1901,6241,3011,014827821

Gender

 Male 18,680 47%
 Female 21,043 53%
Gender

Race

 White 14,355 36.1%
 Black Or African American 21,191 53.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 115 0.3%
 Asian 220 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 3,204 8.1%
 Two Or More Races 623 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner946261,1091,5131,7601,195784277
Renter7051,7181,5261,6201,244720467206
Total7992,3442,6353,1333,0041,9151,251483

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,379 35%
 Single Guardian 4,434 28%
 Singles 4,925 32%
 Singles With Roommate 826 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,362 67%
 Households with Kids 5,202 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male321312274298281248288271278287310306273259282286281292324303
Female276277283286278273280260268266278229231264236277287315334308
Total597589557584559521568531546553588535504523518563568607658611

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27893 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 27893 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 27893 real estate data, the median home value of $95,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27893 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27893 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27893 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,287 96.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 176 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 682 1.7%
 Other Institutional 67 0.2%
 College Student Housing 417 1.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 90 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,967 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,391 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,206 46%
 Households Vacant 2,179 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,077 49.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 1.6%
 For Sale Only 242 11.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 2.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 720 33.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 81 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,370 18%
 2 Bedroom 3,744 49%
 3+ Bedroom 2,476 32%
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 $31,942 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27893 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, 27893 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 27893 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 10,314 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,650 24%
 No Earnings 13,424 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 10,314 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,650 24%
 No Earnings 13,424 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,428 91.0%
 Public transportation 27 0.2%
 Taxicab 94 0.6%
 Motorcycle 7 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,000 6.8%
 Worked at Home 203 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. 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 3,688 30.5%
 High School Graduate 6,232 51.6%
 Associate's degree 838 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,043 8.6%
 Master's degree 184 1.5%
 Professional school degree 49 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 44 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,619 77.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 775 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,182 13.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27893

ZIP Code 27893 is in the Deaf and Blind School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27893.

Eastern Nc School for the Deaf
1131 Hwy 301 South
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Deaf and Blind School District
Milton M Daniels Learning Cntr
723 Elvie St
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wilson County School District
Sallie B Howard School
1004 Herring Ave
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sallie B Howard School District
B O Barnes Elementary
1913 Martin L King Parkway
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Margaret Hearne Elementary
300 West Gold St
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Rock Ridge Elementary
6605 Rock Ridge School Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Vinson-Bynum Elementary
1601 Tarboro St SW
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Wells Elementary
1400 Grove St North
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Winstead Elementary
1713 Downing St SW
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Charles H Darden Middle School
1665 Lipscomb Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Forest Hills Middle School
1210 Forest Hills
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Toisnot Middle School
1301 Corbett Ave North
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Vick Elementary
504 North Carroll St
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
John W Jones Elementary
4028 Hwy 42 West
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Beddingfield High School
4510 Old Stantonsburg Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wilson County School District
Fike High School
500 Harrison Dr North
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wilson County School District
James Hunt High School
4559 Lamm Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wilson County School District
Wilson Early College Academy
902 Herring St
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wilson County School District
Wilson Christian Academy
1820 Airport Blvd
Wilson, NC 27893
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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