Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 27847

Primary City:Kelford, NC (View All Cities)
County: Bertie County
Timezone: Eastern (11:01am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.18, -77.18
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27847

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27847. 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 27847. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27847, 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:
Kelford, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27847 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 27847 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27847 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 936
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 452
Median Home Value $56,100
Land Area 37.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 370
Median Household Income $25,524

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5272552
5-9312758
10-14332659
15-19394887
20-24302656
25-29192039
30-34282351
35-39263561
40-44114253
45-49383775
50-54513182
55-59303666
60-64192443
65-69241842
70-74192847
75-79112536
80-8441317
85 Plus3912

Gender

 Male 443 47%
 Female 493 53%
Gender

Race

 White 164 17.5%
 Black Or African American 769 82.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244812
25-34202040
35-44372966
45-54701181
55-64541165
65-74451257
75-8432638
85 Plus11011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 128 35%
 Single Guardian 122 33%
 Singles 107 29%
 Singles With Roommate 13 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 245 66%
 Households with Kids 125 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18311
2235
38715
46713
58715
6246
79110
88917
94610
10347
1111718
126511
136713
147310
1571219
168715
1713720
1861521
195712
2010515

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27847 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27847 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 27847 real estate data, the median home value of $56,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27847 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27847 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 936 100%
 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 157 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 116 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 21%
 Households Vacant 82 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 6 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 4%
 2 Bedroom 93 68%
 3+ Bedroom 38 28%
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 $25,524 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27847 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, 27847 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 27847 can expect to fall in that range. 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 273 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 80 10%
 No Earnings 448 56%
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 273 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 80 10%
 No Earnings 448 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 337 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 79 22%
 High School Graduate 257 70%
 Associate's degree 11 3%
 Bachelor's degree 18 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 100 53%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 84 45%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27847

ZIP Code 27847 is in the Bertie County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27847.

West Bertie Elementary
3734 Governors Rd
Kelford, NC 27847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bertie County School District

Nearby ZIP Codes