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ZIP Code 27917

Primary City:Barco, NC (View All Cities)
County: Currituck County
Timezone: Eastern (11:32am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.36, -75.99
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27917

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27917. 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 27917. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27917, 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:
Barco, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27917 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27917 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 27917 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27917 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 833
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 329
Median Home Value $180,500
Land Area 20.11 sq mi
Water Area 4.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 282
Median Household Income $40,819

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5223052
5-9312960
10-14292150
15-19292655
20-24312657
25-29172037
30-34252045
35-39193150
40-44302858
45-49282654
50-54272653
55-59262450
60-64263056
65-69202545
70-74121224
75-79131730
80-8441418
85 Plus112839

Gender

 Male 400 48%
 Female 433 52%
Gender

Race

 White 621 74.5%
 Black Or African American 160 19.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.8%
 Asian 6 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 21 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 17 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-245914
25-34172542
35-44292554
45-54302555
55-64441862
65-7428735
75-8413316
85 Plus224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 123 44%
 Single Guardian 78 28%
 Singles 66 23%
 Singles With Roommate 15 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 168 60%
 Households with Kids 114 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15611
2077
35914
46612
571017
68513
7459
85712
9729
10336
11549
12325
137613
1411617
157815
168513
178412
183811
19314
208614

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27917 has a slightly less 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 27917 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1990s. Looking at 27917 real estate data, the median home value of $180,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27917 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27917 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27917 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 745 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 88 11%
 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 86 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 82 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 114 35%
 Households Vacant 47 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 47 46%
 3+ Bedroom 56 54%
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 $40,819 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27917 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27917 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. In 27917 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 285 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 168 21%
 No Earnings 332 42%
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 285 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 168 21%
 No Earnings 332 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 404 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 90 29%
 High School Graduate 191 62%
 Associate's degree 17 6%
 Bachelor's degree 11 4%
 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 213 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27917

ZIP Code 27917 is in the Currituck County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27917.

Central Elementary
504 Shortcut Rd
Barco, NC 27917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Currituck County School District
Currituck County Middle School
4263 Caratoke Hwy
Barco, NC 27917
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Currituck County School District
Currituck County High School
4203 Caratoke Hwy
Barco, NC 27917
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Currituck County School District

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