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ZIP Code 27801

Post Office City:Rocky Mount, NC (View All Cities)
County: Edgecombe County
Timezone: Eastern (8:50pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -77.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27801

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 27801. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 27801 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:
Rocky Mount, NC
Unacceptable:
Dortches, Rocky Mt

Stats and Demographics for the 27801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27801 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 27801 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27801 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,740
Population Density 312 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,978
Median Home Value $82,300
Land Area 69.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,294
Median Household Income $31,114

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58017051,506
5-97357261,461
10-147997281,527
15-198178291,646
20-246158051,420
25-295318021,333
30-345367041,240
35-395637031,266
40-445917351,326
45-496748871,561
50-547268731,599
55-597059011,606
60-645946981,292
65-694455861,031
70-74286438724
75-79221288509
80-84115264379
85 Plus89225314

Gender

 Male 9,843 45%
 Female 11,897 55%
Gender

Race

 White 5,555 25.6%
 Black Or African American 15,674 72.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.3%
 Asian 18 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 175 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 239 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2448304352
25-343346661,000
35-446086981,306
45-549937651,758
55-641,1426181,760
65-748324001,232
75-84434218652
85 Plus14688234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,796 34%
 Single Guardian 2,731 33%
 Singles 2,340 28%
 Singles With Roommate 427 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,427 65%
 Households with Kids 2,867 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1161143304
2171163334
3144125269
4153147300
5137140277
6139144283
7149150299
8144153297
9166139305
10158166324
11144126270
12166138304
13153147300
14178151329
15169180349
16167176343
17198185383
18157131288
19126157283
20156200356

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27801 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27801 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 27801 real estate data, the median home value of $82,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27801 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27801 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Rocky Mount, NC home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,105 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 498 2.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 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 112 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,095 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,442 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,757 38%
 Households Vacant 1,684 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 701 41.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 2.1%
 For Sale Only 122 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 4.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 720 42.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 456 13.2%
 2 Bedroom 1,470 42.6%
 3+ Bedroom 1,512 43.8%
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 $31,114 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27801 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 27801 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,910 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,368 26%
 No Earnings 7,630 45%
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 4,910 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,368 26%
 No Earnings 7,630 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,736 92.2%
 Public transportation 106 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 45 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 216 3.0%
 Worked at Home 199 2.7%
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, 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 2,701 18.9%
 High School Graduate 9,318 65.1%
 Associate's degree 1,006 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 967 6.8%
 Master's degree 271 1.9%
 Professional school degree 35 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,966 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 629 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27801

ZIP Code 27801 is in the following school districts: Edgecombe County Public Schools and Nash-Rocky Mount School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27801.

G W Bulluck Elementary
3090 Bulluck School Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
West Edgecombe Middle School
6301 Nobles Mill Pond Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
Baskerville Elementary
1100 Stokes Avenue
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
D S Johnson Elementary
600 North Fairview Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
J W Parker Middle School
1500 East Virginia Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District

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