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ZIP Code 27973

Primary City:Shawboro, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:20am)
Coordinates:36.4, -76.1
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27973

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27973. 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 27973. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27973, 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:
Shawboro, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27973 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27973 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 27973 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27973 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,323
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 546
Median Home Value $207,900
Land Area 37.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 490
Median Household Income $66,172

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2743486036313649516747393041181174
Female31535642313232565860463752351917165
Total5896104102676368105109127937682763728239

Gender

 Male 645 49%
 Female 678 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,187 89.7%
 Black Or African American 63 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.5%
 Asian 7 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 37 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 22 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner828791036670325
Renter620271815760
Total14481061218177385

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 305 62%
 Single Guardian 65 13%
 Singles 96 20%
 Singles With Roommate 24 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 313 64%
 Households with Kids 177 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male366766881578119131810121198
Female975516114111111141110101389668
Total1213111222171219261822221923311821171516

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27973 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27973 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 27973 real estate data, the median home value of $207,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27973 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27973 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27973 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,323 100%
 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 274 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 117 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 99 18%
 Households Vacant 56 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 8 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 34 60%
 3+ Bedroom 23 40%
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 $66,172 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27973 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 27973 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 27973 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 427 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 19%
 No Earnings 484 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 427 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 19%
 No Earnings 484 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 541 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 13 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 4%
 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. 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 144 29%
 High School Graduate 265 53%
 Associate's degree 27 5%
 Bachelor's degree 46 9%
 Master's degree 14 3%
 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 200 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27973

ZIP Code 27973 is in the Currituck County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27973.

Shawboro Elementary School
370 Shawboro Rd
Shawboro, NC 27973
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Currituck County School District

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