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ZIP Code 27937

Primary City:Gates, NC (View All Cities)
County: Gates County
Timezone: Eastern (3:41am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -76.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27937

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27937. 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 27937. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27937, 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:
Gates, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27937 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27937 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 27937 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27937 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,333
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,763
Median Home Value $159,900
Land Area 84.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,583
Median Household Income $45,099

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1251441841861201091001181761741721521229470352420
Female1141471481781231151151341862291551571407570483638
Total239291332364243224215252362403327309262169140836058

Gender

 Male 2,125 49%
 Female 2,208 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,496 57.6%
 Black Or African American 1,629 37.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 1.0%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 119 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner181162633232921749140
Renter195060494229125
Total3716632337233420310345

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 870 55%
 Single Guardian 298 19%
 Singles 360 23%
 Singles With Roommate 55 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 965 61%
 Households with Kids 618 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2229283232261731381844394538475529272835
Female2923212130263035263538192234304836382626
Total51524953625247666453825867727710365655461

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27937 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27937 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27937 real estate data, the median home value of $159,900 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 27937. Rentals in 27937 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27937 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,333 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 920 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 397 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 266 15%
 Households Vacant 180 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 33 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 49 19%
 3+ Bedroom 210 81%
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 $45,099 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27937 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, 27937 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. In 27937 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,133 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 21%
 No Earnings 1,473 45%
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 1,133 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 21%
 No Earnings 1,473 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,555 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 2%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 291 20%
 High School Graduate 941 66%
 Associate's degree 109 8%
 Bachelor's degree 83 6%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 656 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 54 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27937

ZIP Code 27937 is in the Gates County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27937.

Buckland Elementary
448 Nc 37 North
Gates, NC 27937
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gates County School District

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