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ZIP Code 27962

Primary City:Plymouth, NC (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (11:38pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -76.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27962

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27962. 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 27962. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27962, 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:
Plymouth, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27962 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27962 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 27962 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 27962 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,792
Population Density 87 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,668
Median Home Value $91,000
Land Area 89.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,220
Median Household Income $28,918

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male 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
Male2712862672581741661541611902392613222541821401007456
Female270233258273220214217234256283326340300230175155103150
Total541519525531394380371395446522587662554412315255177206

Gender

 Male 3,555 46%
 Female 4,237 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,140 40.3%
 Black Or African American 4,406 56.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.2%
 Asian 30 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 128 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 68 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1912024840358039424696
Renter112231232213163875719
Total131351480616743481303115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,305 41%
 Single Guardian 850 26%
 Singles 973 30%
 Singles With Roommate 92 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,195 68%
 Households with Kids 1,025 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5150496149515065715654554854516252534043
Female5855575149564942376437514957624852486346
Total1091051061129810799107108120911069711111311010410110389

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27962 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27962 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 27962 real estate data, the median home value of $91,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27962. Rentals in 27962 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27962 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,655 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 118 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,102 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,004 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,114 30%
 Households Vacant 448 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 148 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 52 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 157 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 112 14%
 2 Bedroom 436 53%
 3+ Bedroom 269 33%
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 $28,918 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27962 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27962 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,477 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 995 18%
 No Earnings 3,139 56%
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 1,477 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 995 18%
 No Earnings 3,139 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,041 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 2%
 Worked at Home 39 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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 347 17%
 High School Graduate 1,251 61%
 Associate's degree 228 11%
 Bachelor's degree 73 4%
 Master's degree 71 3%
 Professional school degree 84 4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,155 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 250 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27962

ZIP Code 27962 is in the Washington County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27962.

Pines Elementary
3177 Us Hwy 64e
Plymouth, NC 27962
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington County School District
Northeast Regional School - Biotech/Agri
207 Research Station Rd
Plymouth, NC 27962
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Northeast Regional School - Biotech/Agri School District
Plymouth High School
E Main St
Plymouth, NC 27962
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washington County School District

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