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ZIP Code 27896

Primary City:Wilson, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wilson County
Timezone: Eastern (4:30pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.79, -77.98
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27896

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27896. 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 27896. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27896, 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:
Wilson, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27896 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27896 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 27896 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27896 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,130
Population Density 582 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,489
Median Home Value $157,600
Land Area 34.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,026
Median Household Income $57,331

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56586001,258
5-97086781,386
10-147427281,470
15-196946181,312
20-244925351,027
25-295466001,146
30-345366671,203
35-396237171,340
40-447417401,481
45-496507641,414
50-546947791,473
55-596727671,439
60-645966891,285
65-69418521939
70-74321401722
75-79218309527
80-84181232413
85 Plus86209295

Gender

 Male 9,576 48%
 Female 10,554 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,506 67.1%
 Black Or African American 5,190 25.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 60 0.3%
 Asian 408 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 621 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 339 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2452243295
25-345226441,166
35-449805801,560
45-541,1884131,601
55-641,2902651,555
65-748681561,024
75-84507121628
85 Plus14156197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,393 55%
 Single Guardian 1,341 17%
 Singles 1,953 24%
 Singles With Roommate 339 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,213 65%
 Households with Kids 2,813 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1128102230
2147138285
3142113255
4123130253
5134128262
6146134280
7145124269
8151133284
9132159291
10135153288
11143159302
12161149310
13151131282
14152136288
15146156302
16163123286
17156139295
18128119247
1910181182
2080102182

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27896 has a small 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 27896 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 27896 real estate data, the median home value of $157,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27896. Rentals in 27896 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27896 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,003 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 74 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 53 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,176 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,372 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,478 29%
 Households Vacant 463 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 134 28.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.7%
 For Sale Only 165 35.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 6.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 111 24.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 1%
 1 Bedroom 268 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,488 55%
 3+ Bedroom 891 33%
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 $57,331 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27896 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. More commuters in 27896 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 7,826 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,032 19%
 No Earnings 5,257 33%
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 7,826 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,032 19%
 No Earnings 5,257 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,603 96.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 2 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 122 1.2%
 Worked at Home 256 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 642 10%
 High School Graduate 3,012 47%
 Associate's degree 699 11%
 Bachelor's degree 1,384 22%
 Master's degree 407 6%
 Professional school degree 137 2%
 Doctorate degree 125 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,425 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 589 14.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 204 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27896

ZIP Code 27896 is in the Wilson County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27896.

New Hope Elementary
4826 Packhouse Rd
Wilson, NC 27896
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson County School District
Community Christian School
5160 Packhouse Rd
Wilson, NC 27896
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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