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ZIP Code 27306

Post Office City:Mount Gilead, NC (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (12:23pm)
Coordinates:35.2, -80.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27306

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 27306. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 27306 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Mount Gilead, NC
Unacceptable:
Wadeville

Stats and Demographics for the 27306 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27306 is located in central 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 27306 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27306 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,176
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,753
Median Home Value $90,500
Land Area 175.25 sq mi
Water Area 3.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,611
Median Household Income $33,595

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5140127267
5-9187177364
10-14198186384
15-19197163360
20-24148115263
25-29123146269
30-34148167315
35-39163153316
40-44175188363
45-49228254482
50-54256284540
55-59251281532
60-64261257518
65-69193231424
70-74168142310
75-7991128219
80-845081131
85 Plus3782119

Gender

 Male 3,014 49%
 Female 3,162 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,930 63.6%
 Black Or African American 1,833 29.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.4%
 Asian 253 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 71 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 64 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24223355
25-34119113232
35-4424598343
45-54448117565
55-6454381624
65-7441450464
75-8419640236
85 Plus771592

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,304 50%
 Single Guardian 492 19%
 Singles 723 28%
 Singles With Roommate 92 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,939 74%
 Households with Kids 672 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1313970
2302252
3372259
4262551
5303969
6314475
7392362
8403979
9473279
10543993
11383068
12443579
13324072
14304272
15423779
16483482
17404686
18332558
19342155
20303161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27306 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 27306 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 27306 real estate data, the median home value of $90,500 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 27306. Rentals in 27306 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27306 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,161 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,067 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 997 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 547 12%
 Households Vacant 2,142 45%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 3.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.2%
 For Sale Only 82 3.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,772 82.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 203 9.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 4%
 1 Bedroom 54 8%
 2 Bedroom 305 46%
 3+ Bedroom 275 42%
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 $33,595 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27306 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27306 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.

For more information, see Mount Gilead, NC incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,723 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 896 17%
 No Earnings 2,681 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 1,723 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 896 17%
 No Earnings 2,681 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,225 94.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 1.2%
 Worked at Home 79 3.4%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 1,270 26.2%
 High School Graduate 2,179 44.9%
 Associate's degree 663 13.7%
 Bachelor's degree 528 10.9%
 Master's degree 198 4.1%
 Professional school degree 9 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 999 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 115 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27306

ZIP Code 27306 is in the Montgomery County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27306.

Mount Gilead Elementary
100 School Street
Mount Gilead, NC 27306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County School District
West Middle School
129 Nc Hwy 109s
Mount Gilead, NC 27306
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County School District
West Montgomery High School
147 Warrior Drive
Mount Gilead, NC 27306
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County School District

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