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ZIP Code 27817

Primary City:Chocowinity, NC (View All Cities)
County: Beaufort County
Timezone: Eastern (2:50pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -77.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27817

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27817. 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 27817. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27817, 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:
Chocowinity, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27817 is located in east 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 27817 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27817 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,358
Population Density 65 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,601
Median Home Value $112,300
Land Area 112.36 sq mi
Water Area 4.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,042
Median Household Income $45,565

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5233183416
5-9231197428
10-14244205449
15-19238214452
20-24150191341
25-29171189360
30-34177168345
35-39215220435
40-44213195408
45-49226252478
50-54234288522
55-59268322590
60-64330379709
65-69308306614
70-74201190391
75-79120117237
80-844364107
85 Plus235376

Gender

 Male 3,625 49%
 Female 3,733 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,434 73.9%
 Black Or African American 1,531 20.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.1%
 Asian 38 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 248 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 97 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242675101
25-34132181313
35-44312152464
45-54400147547
55-64596117713
65-7456545610
75-8421035245
85 Plus391049

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,711 56%
 Single Guardian 499 16%
 Singles 715 24%
 Singles With Roommate 117 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,192 72%
 Households with Kids 850 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1542781
2452873
3405494
4513889
5413374
6354176
7474188
8474491
9613899
105447101
11494695
12554297
13323668
14543488
15384078
16523688
176258120
18413980
19454186
20343670

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27817 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27817 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 27817 real estate data, the median home value of $112,300 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 27817. Rentals in 27817 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,347 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,273 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,007 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 762 21%
 Households Vacant 559 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 84 15.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 50 8.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 243 43.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 174 31.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 3%
 1 Bedroom 26 4%
 2 Bedroom 275 46%
 3+ Bedroom 279 46%
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 $45,565 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27817 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 27817. 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 1,750 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,521 27%
 No Earnings 2,357 42%
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 1,750 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,521 27%
 No Earnings 2,357 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,556 92.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 3 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 125 4.5%
 Worked at Home 88 3.2%
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 493 19.9%
 High School Graduate 1,335 53.9%
 Associate's degree 118 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 282 11.4%
 Master's degree 198 8.0%
 Professional school degree 36 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,104 93.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 1.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27817

ZIP Code 27817 is in the Beaufort County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27817.

Chocowinity Primary
606 Gray Rd
Chocowinity, NC 27817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort County School District
Chocowinity Middle School
3831 Us Hwy 17 South
Chocowinity, NC 27817
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Beaufort County School District
Southside High School
5700 Hwy 33 East
Chocowinity, NC 27817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Beaufort County School District

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