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ZIP Code 27829

Primary City:Fountain, NC (View All Cities)
County: Pitt County
Timezone: Eastern (12:03am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -77.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27829

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27829. 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 27829. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27829, 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:
Fountain, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27829 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27829 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 27829 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27829 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,930
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 956
Median Home Value $89,100
Land Area 49.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 810
Median Household Income $40,167

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55447101
5-95756113
10-147451125
15-197357130
20-24363672
25-29394887
30-34514596
35-39365490
40-446367130
45-496879147
50-547570145
55-598483167
60-648581166
65-696455119
70-74384785
75-79274370
80-84123648
85 Plus182139

Gender

 Male 954 49%
 Female 976 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,302 67.5%
 Black Or African American 576 29.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 27 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 24 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2471219
25-34493079
35-447434108
45-5411445159
55-6414851199
65-7410722129
75-84632689
85 Plus21728

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 412 51%
 Single Guardian 149 18%
 Singles 219 27%
 Singles With Roommate 30 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 566 70%
 Households with Kids 244 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
116723
291019
311819
49918
581422
6141024
7151126
88816
9121325
10121628
11161127
1213720
1314721
14191029
15131225
16151328
17161127
1817724
19121426
206915

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27829 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27829 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 27829 real estate data, the median home value of $89,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27829 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27829 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27829 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,930 100%
 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 341 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 242 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 227 24%
 Households Vacant 146 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 19 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 10%
 For Migrant Workers 3 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 23 9%
 2 Bedroom 132 49%
 3+ Bedroom 112 41%
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 $40,167 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27829 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, 27829 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. Most commuters in 27829 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 681 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 318 19%
 No Earnings 646 39%
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 681 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 318 19%
 No Earnings 646 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 835 97.8%
 Public transportation 5 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 0.8%
 Worked at Home 7 0.8%
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. 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 188 25.4%
 High School Graduate 426 57.5%
 Associate's degree 57 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 56 7.6%
 Master's degree 9 1.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 215 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 19.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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