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ZIP Code 27850

Primary City:Littleton, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:58pm)
Coordinates:36.4, -77.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27850

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27850. 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 27850. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27850, 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:
Littleton, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27850 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27850 is located in northeast 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 27850 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27850 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,247
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,411
Median Home Value $164,400
Land Area 186.74 sq mi
Water Area 11.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,324
Median Household Income $39,581

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 53


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5137130267
5-9174154328
10-14176173349
15-19203174377
20-24168152320
25-29129135264
30-34137128265
35-39152151303
40-44173189362
45-49262267529
50-54268313581
55-59335400735
60-64344397741
65-69322319641
70-74241224465
75-79146193339
80-8499148247
85 Plus5480134

Gender

 Male 3,520 49%
 Female 3,727 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,034 55.7%
 Black Or African American 2,907 40.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 166 2.3%
 Asian 19 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 35 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 83 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24144761
25-3499119218
35-44233106339
45-54455170625
55-64716137853
65-7462388711
75-8436158419
85 Plus791998

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,619 49%
 Single Guardian 583 18%
 Singles 1,001 30%
 Singles With Roommate 121 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,640 79%
 Households with Kids 684 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1302656
2172845
3312960
4302454
5302151
6432669
7343367
8353368
9324173
10383876
11413071
12364480
13263763
14352459
15372966
16423375
17463682
18484391
19303363
20423880

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27850 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27850 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 27850 real estate data, the median home value of $164,400 is slightly higher 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 27850. Rentals in 27850 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27850 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,244 100.0%
 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 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,393 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,187 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 744 14%
 Households Vacant 2,087 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 73 3.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 0.7%
 For Sale Only 67 3.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,443 69.1%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 476 22.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 85 11%
 2 Bedroom 276 35%
 3+ Bedroom 433 55%
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 $39,581 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27850 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. 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 27850. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,844 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,299 21%
 No Earnings 3,169 50%
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 1,844 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,299 21%
 No Earnings 3,169 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,511 94.7%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 0.7%
 Worked at Home 120 4.5%
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 451 17.0%
 High School Graduate 1,426 53.9%
 Associate's degree 329 12.4%
 Bachelor's degree 245 9.3%
 Master's degree 189 7.1%
 Professional school degree 7 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 621 59.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 326 31.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27850

ZIP Code 27850 is in the Halifax County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27850.

Aurelian Springs Elementary
10536 Hwy 48
Littleton, NC 27850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Halifax County School District
Northwest High School
8492 Hwy 48
Littleton, NC 27850
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Halifax County School District

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