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ZIP Code 27944

Primary City:Hertford, NC (View All Cities)
County: Perquimans County
Timezone: Eastern (9:34am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -76.4
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27944

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27944. 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 27944. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27944, 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:
Hertford, NC
Acceptable:
Durants Neck

Stats and Demographics for the 27944 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27944 is located in northeast North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 27944 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 27944 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,909
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,200
Median Home Value $169,800
Land Area 184.98 sq mi
Water Area 26.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,944
Median Household Income $43,591

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5318331649
5-9304340644
10-14363344707
15-19355343698
20-24278302580
25-29282306588
30-34286303589
35-39267297564
40-44322349671
45-49384447831
50-54432466898
55-59420482902
60-64465506971
65-69431474905
70-74342363705
75-79241226467
80-84123150273
85 Plus77190267

Gender

 Male 5,690 48%
 Female 6,219 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,602 72.2%
 Black Or African American 2,927 24.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.3%
 Asian 31 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 151 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 156 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244190131
25-34262243505
35-44398218616
45-54709255964
55-648751851,060
65-74875102977
75-8443678514
85 Plus13245177

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,717 55%
 Single Guardian 800 16%
 Singles 1,226 25%
 Singles With Roommate 201 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,581 72%
 Households with Kids 1,363 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16462126
26969138
36377140
46869137
55277129
66658124
75869127
86371134
96565130
108164145
117871149
127673149
136874142
146062122
156671137
168479163
177574149
186772139
196347110
206549114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27944 has a slightly higher 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 27944 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27944 real estate data, the median home value of $169,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27944. Rentals in 27944 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27944 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,825 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 62 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,319 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,409 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,216 20%
 Households Vacant 1,256 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 163 13.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.4%
 For Sale Only 110 8.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 551 43.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 390 31.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 72 7%
 1 Bedroom 63 6%
 2 Bedroom 295 27%
 3+ Bedroom 677 61%
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 $43,591 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27944 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. Most commuters in 27944 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,887 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,104 21%
 No Earnings 5,059 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 2,887 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,104 21%
 No Earnings 5,059 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,120 92.8%
 Public transportation 11 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 45 1.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 1.8%
 Worked at Home 184 4.1%
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 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 769 18.4%
 High School Graduate 2,330 55.8%
 Associate's degree 237 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 535 12.8%
 Master's degree 169 4.0%
 Professional school degree 111 2.7%
 Doctorate degree 25 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,726 85.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 189 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 111 5.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27944

ZIP Code 27944 is in the Perquimans County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27944.

Hertford Grammar
603 Dobbs St
Hertford, NC 27944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Perquimans County School District
Perquimans County High School
305 Edenton Rd St
Hertford, NC 27944
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Perquimans County School District

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