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ZIP Code 27356

Primary City:Star, NC (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (7:17pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -79.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27356

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27356. 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 27356. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27356, 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:
Star, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27356 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27356 is located in central 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 27356 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 slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27356 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,205
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,545
Median Home Value $68,500
Land Area 56.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,300
Median Household Income $26,343

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5116100216
5-9103112215
10-14115114229
15-1911497211
20-249489183
25-2978101179
30-3410881189
35-39103101204
40-44110112222
45-49116101217
50-54148115263
55-59107107214
60-64102116218
65-697772149
70-744661107
75-79303767
80-84234568
85 Plus163854

Gender

 Male 1,606 50%
 Female 1,599 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,845 88.8%
 Black Or African American 162 5.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 10 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 126 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 53 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24223254
25-3410054154
35-4414581226
45-5421560275
55-6421852270
65-7414437181
75-84762096
85 Plus311344

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 635 49%
 Single Guardian 215 17%
 Singles 408 31%
 Singles With Roommate 42 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 892 69%
 Households with Kids 408 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1301949
2202545
3251035
4222648
5222345
6231841
7131932
8222345
9232952
10211738
11242650
12202343
13193150
14311748
15202747
16231538
17281846
18231841
19201939
20211839

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27356 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27356 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 27356 real estate data, the median home value of $68,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27356 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27356 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27356 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,175 99%
 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 30 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 474 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 477 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 349 23%
 Households Vacant 245 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 15.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 9 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 6.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 177 72.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 2%
 2 Bedroom 281 57%
 3+ Bedroom 207 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 $26,343 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27356 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 27356 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 865 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 701 27%
 No Earnings 986 39%
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 865 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 701 27%
 No Earnings 986 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,274 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 4%
 Worked at Home 30 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 421 40%
 High School Graduate 430 41%
 Associate's degree 73 7%
 Bachelor's degree 95 9%
 Master's degree 33 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 357 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27356

ZIP Code 27356 is in the Montgomery County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27356.

Star Elementary
302 South Main St
Star, NC 27356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County School District

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