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ZIP Code 27957

Primary City:Merry Hill, NC (View All Cities)
County: Bertie County
Timezone: Eastern (1:06am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.06, -76.77
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27957

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27957. 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 27957. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27957, 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:
Merry Hill, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27957 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27957 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 27957 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely 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 27957 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,356
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 728
Median Home Value $81,800
Land Area 42.50 sq mi
Water Area 10.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 580
Median Household Income $30,556

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male27343844394727333754505753493221211
Female283030342633323331676858685034332224
Total5564687865805966681211181151219966542435

Gender

 Male 655 48%
 Female 701 52%
Gender

Race

 White 745 54.9%
 Black Or African American 601 44.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4354796123994823
Renter71523161812131
Total1150701121411116124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 285 49%
 Single Guardian 114 20%
 Singles 160 28%
 Singles With Roommate 21 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 439 76%
 Households with Kids 141 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male38846569810841249891086
Female5568710724367594128465
Total813141213151311121314111713132017141411

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27957 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27957 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 27957 real estate data, the median home value of $81,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27957 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27957 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27957 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,356 100%
 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 235 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 240 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 105 14%
 Households Vacant 148 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 54%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 29 54%
 3+ Bedroom 25 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 $30,556 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27957 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 27957 can expect to fall in that range. 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 459 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 378 30%
 No Earnings 444 35%
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 459 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 378 30%
 No Earnings 444 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 670 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 34 5%
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 176 32%
 High School Graduate 201 37%
 Associate's degree 81 15%
 Bachelor's degree 65 12%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 27 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 202 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 82 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27957

ZIP Code 27957 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27957.

Lawrence Academy
148 Avoca Farm Rd
Merry Hill, NC 27957
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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