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ZIP Code 27809

Primary City:Battleboro, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:23pm)
Coordinates:36.0, -77.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27809

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27809. 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 27809. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27809, 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:
Battleboro, NC
Unacceptable:
Drake

Stats and Demographics for the 27809 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27809 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 27809 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27809 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,091
Population Density 68 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,066
Median Home Value $94,400
Land Area 74.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,902
Median Household Income $40,400

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5129144273
5-9180177357
10-14191173364
15-19195195390
20-24155112267
25-29113121234
30-34118116234
35-39164179343
40-44182200382
45-49192232424
50-54203226429
55-59206207413
60-64153159312
65-69105134239
70-7467100167
75-794672118
80-84424991
85 Plus124254

Gender

 Male 2,453 48%
 Female 2,638 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,333 45.8%
 Black Or African American 2,535 49.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.8%
 Asian 10 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 119 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 54 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24152439
25-348961150
35-4429085375
45-5436681447
55-6433289421
65-7424444288
75-8411126137
85 Plus321345

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 954 50%
 Single Guardian 456 24%
 Singles 428 23%
 Singles With Roommate 64 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,224 64%
 Households with Kids 678 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1272249
2333770
3262753
4313566
5393675
6403474
7323163
8333568
9364177
10413879
11503989
12403272
13323163
14283361
15425092
16393978
17503080
18354883
19292857
20291544

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27809 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27809 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 27809 real estate data, the median home value of $94,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27809 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27809 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27809 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,091 100%
 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 923 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 556 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 423 20%
 Households Vacant 164 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 19.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 32 19.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 4.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 11.0%
 For Migrant Workers 4 2.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 42.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 70 22%
 2 Bedroom 147 45%
 3+ Bedroom 107 33%
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 $40,400 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27809 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, 27809 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. More commuters in 27809 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 1,291 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 731 23%
 No Earnings 1,197 37%
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 1,291 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 731 23%
 No Earnings 1,197 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,576 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 2%
 Worked at Home 21 1%
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 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 225 18%
 High School Graduate 616 49%
 Associate's degree 172 14%
 Bachelor's degree 235 19%
 Master's degree 20 2%
 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 603 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 96 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27809

ZIP Code 27809 is in the Edgecombe County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27809.

Coker-Wimberly Elementary
1619 Nc 97 West
Battleboro, NC 27809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
Phillips Middle School
4371 Battleboroleggett Rd
Battleboro, NC 27809
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edgecombe County Public Schools
M B Hubbard Elementary
7921 Red Oak Battleboro Rd
Battleboro, NC 27809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District
Red Oak Middle School
3170 Red Oakbattleboro Rd
Battleboro, NC 27809
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nash-Rocky Mount School District

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