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ZIP Code 27946

Primary City:Hobbsville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Gates County
Timezone: Eastern (5:35am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -76.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27946

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27946. 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 27946. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27946, 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:
Hobbsville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27946 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27946 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 27946 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27946 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,207
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 573
Median Home Value $123,200
Land Area 42.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 498
Median Household Income $36,099

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male24353239283428353551594032372614119
Female314124483426234245445753393730222022
Total5576568762605177809511693717456363131

Gender

 Male 569 47%
 Female 638 53%
Gender

Race

 White 920 76.2%
 Black Or African American 252 20.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.4%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 26 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4295810878764326
Renter215171612563
Total6447512490814929

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 263 53%
 Single Guardian 83 17%
 Singles 132 27%
 Singles With Roommate 20 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 356 71%
 Households with Kids 142 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male45728441366468811811544
Female616115117992477471199124
Total106131313151122158813151218192014168

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27946 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27946 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 27946 real estate data, the median home value of $123,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27946 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27946 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27946 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,207 100%
 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 215 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 207 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 76 13%
 Households Vacant 75 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 6 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 72%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 32 36%
 2 Bedroom 25 28%
 3+ Bedroom 32 36%
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 $36,099 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27946 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27946 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 27946 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 437 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 155 13%
 No Earnings 618 51%
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 437 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 155 13%
 No Earnings 618 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 530 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 9 2%
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 81 17%
 High School Graduate 357 77%
 Associate's degree 17 4%
 Bachelor's degree 11 2%
 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 461 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 76 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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