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ZIP Code 27942

Primary City:Harrellsville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Hertford County
Timezone: Eastern (6:26am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.30, -76.78
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27942

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27942. 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 27942. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27942, 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:
Harrellsville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27942 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27942 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 27942 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27942 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 901
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 447
Median Home Value $78,800
Land Area 33.30 sq mi
Water Area 3.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 376
Median Household Income $41,618

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5272855
5-9283765
10-14171734
15-19283058
20-24121931
25-29182442
30-34211637
35-39171835
40-44283159
45-49363470
50-54364379
55-59414889
60-64413374
65-69233053
70-74122638
75-79111324
80-84111930
85 Plus91928

Gender

 Male 416 46%
 Female 485 54%
Gender

Race

 White 405 45.0%
 Black Or African American 485 53.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24156
25-34181533
35-44351247
45-54572077
55-64801999
65-7443952
75-84281139
85 Plus21223

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 174 46%
 Single Guardian 77 20%
 Singles 112 30%
 Singles With Roommate 13 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 274 73%
 Households with Kids 102 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1549
25611
32810
49716
5347
691221
76713
82911
98513
10224
11358
12358
13527
14437
154610
166511
17369
188816
197512
20224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27942 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27942 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 27942 real estate data, the median home value of $78,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27942 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27942 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27942 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 901 100%
 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 156 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 127 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 93 21%
 Households Vacant 71 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 11%
 3+ Bedroom 57 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 $41,618 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27942 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 27942 can expect to fall in that range. 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 141 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 22%
 No Earnings 259 50%
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 141 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 22%
 No Earnings 259 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 203 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 3%
 Worked at Home 8 4%
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 34 19%
 High School Graduate 120 67%
 Associate's degree 4 2%
 Bachelor's degree 21 12%
 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 87 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 24%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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