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ZIP Code 27874

Primary City:Scotland Neck, NC (View All Cities)
County: Halifax County
Timezone: Eastern (9:43pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -77.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27874

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27874. 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 27874. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27874, 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:
Scotland Neck, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27874 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27874 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 27874 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27874 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,861
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,472
Median Home Value $69,300
Land Area 130.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,060
Median Household Income $22,936

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5137125262
5-9124140264
10-14161128289
15-19178152330
20-24127140267
25-29130147277
30-34104107211
35-39101105206
40-44118130248
45-49144197341
50-54187211398
55-59204203407
60-64167184351
65-69119135254
70-7483131214
75-7977118195
80-8449125174
85 Plus50123173

Gender

 Male 2,260 46%
 Female 2,601 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,317 27.1%
 Black Or African American 3,446 70.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 10 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 60 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24173754
25-3459162221
35-44122108230
45-54239181420
55-64316162478
65-7421686302
75-8418275257
85 Plus712798

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 625 30%
 Single Guardian 586 28%
 Singles 763 37%
 Singles With Roommate 86 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,526 74%
 Households with Kids 534 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1332659
2272855
3302353
4292352
5342862
6223254
7212546
8182543
9293059
10382664
11282856
12322355
13352762
14282452
15283462
16392867
17393574
18413273
19312354
20343771

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27874 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27874 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 27874 real estate data, the median home value of $69,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27874 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27874 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27874 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,748 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 113 2%
 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 598 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 624 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 838 34%
 Households Vacant 412 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 91 22.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.0%
 For Sale Only 29 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 89 21.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 191 46.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 105 14%
 2 Bedroom 327 45%
 3+ Bedroom 298 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 $22,936 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27874 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, 27874 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 27874 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 1,210 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 444 12%
 No Earnings 2,084 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 1,210 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 444 12%
 No Earnings 2,084 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,410 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 3%
 Worked at Home 22 1%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 556 40.8%
 High School Graduate 655 48.1%
 Associate's degree 70 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 65 4.8%
 Master's degree 11 0.8%
 Professional school degree 6 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 592 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 110 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27874

ZIP Code 27874 is in the Halifax County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27874.

Dawson Elementary
6878 Old 125 Rd
Scotland Neck, NC 27874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Halifax County School District
Scotland Neck Primary
901 Jr High Sch Rd
Scotland Neck, NC 27874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Halifax County School District

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