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ZIP Code 27824

Primary City:Engelhard, NC (View All Cities)
County: Hyde County
Timezone: Eastern (10:42am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.5, -76.1
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27824

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27824. 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 27824. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27824, 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:
Engelhard, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27824 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27824 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 27824 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27824 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,476
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 826
Median Home Value $93,800
Land Area 98.03 sq mi
Water Area 21.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 613
Median Household Income $37,857

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5395796
5-9434588
10-14424183
15-19365995
20-24363268
25-29394079
30-34352762
35-39334679
40-44433982
45-496553118
50-546166127
55-595174125
60-645263115
65-69513889
70-74253358
75-79183654
80-84101525
85 Plus92433

Gender

 Male 688 47%
 Female 788 53%
Gender

Race

 White 781 52.9%
 Black Or African American 647 43.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2411213
25-34154156
35-44433073
45-548741128
55-6411132143
65-748622108
75-84531063
85 Plus22729

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 237 39%
 Single Guardian 156 25%
 Singles 195 32%
 Singles With Roommate 25 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 434 71%
 Households with Kids 179 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
13912
291625
3141226
451015
512820
6347
77916
8111223
9101222
1011819
115914
129514
133912
14141024
1510818
1651621
1771522
18111425
19369
2011415

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27824 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27824 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 27824 real estate data, the median home value of $93,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27824 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27824 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27824 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,462 99%
 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 14 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 206 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 212 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 195 24%
 Households Vacant 213 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 6 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 110 52%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 67 30%
 3+ Bedroom 155 70%
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 $37,857 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27824 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, 27824 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 27824 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 406 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 563 37%
 No Earnings 547 36%
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 406 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 563 37%
 No Earnings 547 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 603 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 9%
 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 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 151 24%
 High School Graduate 243 39%
 Associate's degree 161 26%
 Bachelor's degree 56 9%
 Master's degree 14 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 391 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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