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ZIP Code 27885

Primary City:Swanquarter, NC (View All Cities)
County: Hyde County
Timezone: Eastern (2:35am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -76.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27885

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27885. 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 27885. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27885, 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:
Swanquarter, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27885 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27885 is located in east 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 27885 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27885 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 984
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 616
Median Home Value $62,400
Land Area 124.61 sq mi
Water Area 41.93 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 421
Median Household Income $39,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5221941
5-9262248
10-14252550
15-19182644
20-24152136
25-29331952
30-34302050
35-39262551
40-44283058
45-49233457
50-54424991
55-596452116
60-64293059
65-69193150
70-74332861
75-79172340
80-84121729
85 Plus133851

Gender

 Male 475 48%
 Female 509 52%
Gender

Race

 White 656 66.7%
 Black Or African American 292 29.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 20 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24156
25-34182341
35-44391958
45-54561874
55-648620106
65-74631073
75-84301141
85 Plus21122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 194 46%
 Single Guardian 65 15%
 Singles 142 34%
 Singles With Roommate 20 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 320 76%
 Households with Kids 101 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17411
2336
3459
46511
5426
6257
77815
8639
97411
10426
11549
127714
13459
145712
15527
166410
173811
182810
19246
20325

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27885 has a large 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 27885 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Looking at 27885 real estate data, the median home value of $62,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27885 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27885 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27885 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 929 94%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 55 6%
 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 120 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 194 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 107 17%
 Households Vacant 195 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 47%
 For Migrant Workers 20 10%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 13 11%
 3+ Bedroom 107 89%
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 $39,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27885 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 27885 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27885 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. More commuters in 27885 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 323 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 347 29%
 No Earnings 512 43%
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 323 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 347 29%
 No Earnings 512 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 455 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 13%
 Worked at Home 5 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 188 29%
 High School Graduate 376 58%
 Associate's degree 21 3%
 Bachelor's degree 65 10%
 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 79 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27885

ZIP Code 27885 is in the Hyde County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27885.

Mattamuskeet Early College High School
20392 Hwy Us 264
Swan Quarter, NC 27885
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hyde County School District
Mattamuskeet Elementary
60 Juniper Bay Rd
Swan Quarter, NC 27885
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hyde County School District

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