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ZIP Code 27855

Primary City:Murfreesboro, NC (View All Cities)
County: Hertford County
Timezone: Eastern (2:58am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -77.1
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27855. 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 27855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27855, 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:
Murfreesboro, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27855 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 27855 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 27855 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,456
Population Density 118 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,752
Median Home Value $93,800
Land Area 54.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,413
Median Household Income $40,467

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5168171339
5-9184164348
10-14178174352
15-19476377853
20-24324317641
25-29161163324
30-34117157274
35-39144160304
40-44149202351
45-49181238419
50-54214240454
55-59199251450
60-64189227416
65-69152162314
70-74108125233
75-795396149
80-843879117
85 Plus3979118

Gender

 Male 3,074 48%
 Female 3,382 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,213 34.3%
 Black Or African American 4,020 62.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.3%
 Asian 35 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 93 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 70 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241692108
25-34103157260
35-44230130360
45-54362165527
55-64396122518
65-7428777364
75-8415242194
85 Plus622082

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 976 40%
 Single Guardian 624 26%
 Singles 694 29%
 Singles With Roommate 119 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,680 70%
 Households with Kids 733 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1283866
2342761
3274168
4493483
5393978
6483179
7322961
8372562
9284068
10323466
11443882
12333568
13293261
14403575
15543993
16453883
17503989
18143110253
19184151335
20100112212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27855 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27855 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1980s. Looking at 27855 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 high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27855. Rentals in 27855 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,738 88.9%
 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 694 10.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 905 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 703 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 805 29%
 Households Vacant 339 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 100 29.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 27 8.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 11.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 160 47.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 2%
 1 Bedroom 82 11%
 2 Bedroom 244 34%
 3+ Bedroom 381 53%
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 $40,467 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27855 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, 27855 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 27855 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 1,482 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,316 26%
 No Earnings 2,201 44%
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 1,482 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,316 26%
 No Earnings 2,201 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,063 94.0%
 Public transportation 34 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 4.1%
 Worked at Home 8 0.4%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 449 25.9%
 High School Graduate 837 48.3%
 Associate's degree 55 3.2%
 Bachelor's degree 196 11.3%
 Master's degree 149 8.6%
 Professional school degree 5 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 42 2.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 690 90.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 1.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27855

ZIP Code 27855 is in the Hertford County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27855.

Riverview Elementary
236 Us 158 Business
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hertford County School District
Hertford County Middle School
1850 Hwy 11n
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Hertford County School District

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