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ZIP Code 27915

Primary City:Avon, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Dare County
Timezone: Eastern (1:45am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.35, -75.51
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27915

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27915. 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 27915. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27915, 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:
Avon, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27915 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27915 is located in east 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 27915 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27915 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 777
Population Density 98 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,650
Median Home Value $255,400
Land Area 7.95 sq mi
Water Area 4.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 361
Median Household Income $63,542

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 402 52%
 Female 375 48%


 White 762 98.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 6 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.8%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 181 50%
 Single Guardian 49 14%
 Singles 99 27%
 Singles With Roommate 32 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 293 81%
 Households with Kids 68 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27915 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 27915 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 27915 real estate data, the median home value of $255,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 27915 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27915 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 777 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 170 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 113 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 78 5%
 Households Vacant 1,289 78%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 863 67.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 18 1.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 368 28.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 2.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 30 37%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 51 63%
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 $63,542 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 27915 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27915 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 399 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 28%
 No Earnings 152 20%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 399 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 28%
 No Earnings 152 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 388 75%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 127 25%
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. 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 60 15%
 High School Graduate 244 61%
 Associate's degree 14 4%
 Bachelor's degree 57 14%
 Master's degree 24 6%
 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 58 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 34%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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