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ZIP Code 27818

Primary City:Como, NC (View All Cities)
County: Hertford County
Timezone: Eastern (11:13am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -77.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27818

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27818. 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 27818. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27818, 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:
Como, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27818 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27818 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 27818 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27818 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,344
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 679
Median Home Value $66,800
Land Area 61.04 sq mi
Water Area 1.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 567
Median Household Income $26,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5364480
5-9393574
10-14314980
15-19445397
20-24314172
25-29312657
30-34252449
35-39394786
40-44323971
45-494565110
50-545171122
55-596264126
60-645757114
65-69312253
70-74282654
75-79133144
80-8482432
85 Plus101323

Gender

 Male 613 46%
 Female 731 54%
Gender

Race

 White 507 37.7%
 Black Or African American 792 58.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.4%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 28 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-248412
25-34252146
35-44602383
45-5410126127
55-6412519144
65-7472981
75-84451560
85 Plus12214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 231 41%
 Single Guardian 140 25%
 Singles 164 29%
 Singles With Roommate 32 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 403 71%
 Households with Kids 164 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
161016
26612
314721
451015
510414
6121022
7268
810919
95611
1091120
115813
126814
133912
1481321
1581018
16111930
1741216
1812416
199817
203811

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27818 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27818 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 27818 real estate data, the median home value of $66,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27818 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27818 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27818 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,342 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 2 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 239 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 209 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 119 18%
 Households Vacant 112 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 7 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 133 48%
 3+ Bedroom 144 52%
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 $26,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27818 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27818 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27818 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 396 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 262 21%
 No Earnings 568 46%
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 396 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 262 21%
 No Earnings 568 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 505 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 161 32.6%
 High School Graduate 281 56.9%
 Associate's degree 33 6.7%
 Bachelor's degree 3 0.6%
 Master's degree 16 3.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 186 56%
 Enrolled in Private School 53 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 28%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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