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ZIP Code 27909

Post Office City:Elizabeth City, NC (View All Cities)
County: Pasquotank County
Timezone: Eastern (5:08pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -76.3
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27909

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 27909. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 27909 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Elizabeth City, NC
Acceptable:
Elizabeth Cty
Unacceptable:
Eliz City, Elizabeth City Coast Guard A

Stats and Demographics for the 27909 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27909 is located in northeast North Carolina and covers a large 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 27909 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27909 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,699
Population Density 179 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,861
Median Home Value $171,700
Land Area 226.90 sq mi
Water Area 26.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,978
Median Household Income $46,110

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,3961,2972,693
5-91,3311,2262,557
10-141,2161,2012,417
15-191,6251,5863,211
20-241,7461,7433,489
25-291,4441,2582,702
30-341,2541,2692,523
35-391,2651,1752,440
40-441,2891,2292,518
45-491,4971,4612,958
50-541,3851,5622,947
55-591,1671,3252,492
60-641,0731,1482,221
65-697629641,726
70-745826691,251
75-79397585982
80-84322513835
85 Plus239498737

Gender

 Male 19,990 49%
 Female 20,709 51%
Gender

Race

 White 23,096 56.7%
 Black Or African American 15,356 37.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 141 0.3%
 Asian 454 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.0%
 Other Race 737 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 896 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24124522646
25-349301,2282,158
35-441,5749262,500
45-542,2141,0013,215
55-642,1016732,774
65-741,5104081,918
75-849413301,271
85 Plus377119496

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,206 48%
 Single Guardian 3,144 21%
 Singles 3,845 26%
 Singles With Roommate 783 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,893 66%
 Households with Kids 5,085 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1272266538
2296262558
3292257549
4264270534
5258271529
6259230489
7286222508
8237250487
9291253544
10244247491
11263252515
12244250494
13214219433
14251233484
15257236493
16267250517
17269254523
18370382752
19462464926
20388468856

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27909 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes, universities and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27909 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 27909 real estate data, the median home value of $171,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27909 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27909 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27909 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,636 92.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,038 2.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 182 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,755 4.3%
 Military Quarters 41 0.1%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,851 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,920 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,207 31%
 Households Vacant 1,883 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 603 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1%
 For Sale Only 342 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 131 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 163 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 625 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 687 13%
 1 Bedroom 549 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,512 29%
 3+ Bedroom 2,477 47%
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 $46,110 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27909 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. 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 27909 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Elizabeth City, NC household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,494 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,494 29%
 No Earnings 11,608 36%
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 11,494 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,494 29%
 No Earnings 11,608 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,292 91.7%
 Public transportation 68 0.4%
 Taxicab 230 1.3%
 Motorcycle 77 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 735 4.1%
 Worked at Home 358 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 4,291 16.2%
 High School Graduate 14,158 53.6%
 Associate's degree 2,643 10.0%
 Bachelor's degree 3,433 13.0%
 Master's degree 1,386 5.2%
 Professional school degree 322 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 186 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,737 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 590 8.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 915 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27909

ZIP Code 27909 is in the following school districts: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools, Northeast Academy of Aerospace & Advtech, and Private. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27909.

H L Trigg Community
1004 Parkview Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Central Elementary
1059 Us Hwy 17
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Elizabeth City Middle School
1066 Northside Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
J C Sawyer Elementary
1007 Park St
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Pasquotank Elementary
1407 Peartree Rd
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Sheep-Harney Elementary
200 W Elizabeth St
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Weeksville Elementary
1170 Salem Church Rd
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Northside Elementary
1062 Northside Rd
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
P W Moore Elementary
606 Roanoke Ave
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
River Road Middle School
1701 River Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Northeast Academy of Aerospace & Advtech
Ecsu - Gilchrist Education Com
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Northeast Academy of Aerospace & Advtech
Northeastern High School
963 Oak Stump Rd
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Pasquotank County High School
1064 Northside Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Albemarle School
1210 Us Highway 17 S
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Victory Christian School
684 Old Hertford Hwy
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Tutor All School
214 Charles St
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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