Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 27549

Primary City:Louisburg, NC (View All Cities)
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Eastern (12:36am)
Coordinates:36.1, -78.2
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27549

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27549. 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 27549. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27549, 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:
Louisburg, NC
Acceptable:
Centerville

Stats and Demographics for the 27549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27549 is located in northeast North Carolina and covers a large 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 27549 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 27549 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,112
Population Density 100 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,332
Median Home Value $106,200
Land Area 241.43 sq mi
Water Area 1.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,188
Median Household Income $36,969

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57087521,460
5-97687761,544
10-148147571,571
15-191,0448051,849
20-248296771,506
25-296266241,250
30-346886291,317
35-397437141,457
40-447798321,611
45-499249791,903
50-548419061,747
55-598308941,724
60-647237881,511
65-695306301,160
70-74409448857
75-79266367633
80-84191332523
85 Plus115374489

Gender

 Male 11,828 49%
 Female 12,284 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,540 60.3%
 Black Or African American 7,807 32.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 155 0.6%
 Asian 96 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,080 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 431 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2498231329
25-345595171,076
35-441,0595321,591
45-541,5085192,027
55-641,4793701,849
65-741,0492471,296
75-84562191753
85 Plus157110267

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,426 48%
 Single Guardian 1,887 21%
 Singles 2,439 27%
 Singles With Roommate 436 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,207 68%
 Households with Kids 2,981 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1135132267
2133146279
3131169300
4162162324
5126150276
6158141299
7155146301
8153154307
9176185361
10150142292
11151132283
12184161345
13161157318
14168165333
15171128299
16154174328
17189156345
18241170411
19289177466
20232158390

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27549 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27549 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27549 real estate data, the median home value of $106,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27549 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27549 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27549 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,965 95.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 153 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 408 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 519 2.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,097 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,374 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,717 24%
 Households Vacant 2,144 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 215 10.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.5%
 For Sale Only 172 8.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 975 45.5%
 For Migrant Workers 25 1.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 719 33.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 242 11.2%
 2 Bedroom 683 31.5%
 3+ Bedroom 1,231 56.8%
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 $36,969 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27549 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. However, that is not the case in 27549. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,741 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,212 26%
 No Earnings 8,332 41%
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 6,741 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,212 26%
 No Earnings 8,332 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,234 93.5%
 Public transportation 38 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 367 3.7%
 Worked at Home 233 2.4%
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. 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 1,840 23%
 High School Graduate 4,438 55%
 Associate's degree 648 8%
 Bachelor's degree 697 9%
 Master's degree 314 4%
 Professional school degree 87 1%
 Doctorate degree 81 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,545 74.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 360 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 835 17.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27549

ZIP Code 27549 is in the Crosscreek Charter School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27549.

Crosscreek Charter School
306 Sandalwood Ave
Louisburg, NC 27549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Crosscreek Charter School District
Laurel Mill Elementary
730 Laurel Mill Rd
Louisburg, NC 27549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin County School District
Terrell Lane Middle School
101 Terrell Ln
Louisburg, NC 27549
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Franklin County School District
Edward Best Elementary
4011 Nc 56 Hwy East
Louisburg, NC 27549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin County School District
Louisburg Elementary
50 Stone Southerland Rd
Louisburg, NC 27549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin County School District
Royal Elementary
308 Flat Rock Church Rd
Louisburg, NC 27549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin County School District
Louisburg High School
201 Allen Ln
Louisburg, NC 27549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Franklin County School District
Franklin County Early College
8150 Nc Hwy 56
Louisburg, NC 27549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Franklin County School District

Nearby ZIP Codes