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ZIP Code 27970

Primary City:Roper, NC (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (6:04pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -76.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27970. 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 27970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27970, 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:
Roper, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27970 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 27970 are primarily white. 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 27970 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,409
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,818
Median Home Value $87,000
Land Area 113.48 sq mi
Water Area 6.93 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,473
Median Household Income $34,928

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59889187
5-963105168
10-149896194
15-1912092212
20-249674170
25-298378161
30-348676162
35-397589164
40-4485141226
45-49123119242
50-54151141292
55-59137148285
60-64148141289
65-69106129235
70-746291153
75-794869117
80-84335184
85 Plus244468

Gender

 Male 1,636 48%
 Female 1,773 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,640 48.1%
 Black Or African American 1,618 47.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 98 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 48 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24141327
25-347167138
35-4413375208
45-5421175286
55-6428866354
65-7422830258
75-8412919148
85 Plus421254

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 641 44%
 Single Guardian 320 22%
 Singles 459 31%
 Singles With Roommate 53 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,077 73%
 Households with Kids 396 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1171532
2251338
392837
4281947
571219
6123143
7181836
8102232
9162238
10141832
11171633
12261844
13172340
14242145
15211940
16272754
17301444
18231942
19191332
20291443

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27970 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27970 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 27970 real estate data, the median home value of $87,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27970 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27970 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,409 100%
 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 524 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 592 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 357 20%
 Households Vacant 345 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 26 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 129 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 9 2.5%
 2 Bedroom 177 48.5%
 3+ Bedroom 177 48.5%
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 $34,928 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27970 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27970 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. Most commuters in 27970 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 682 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 713 26%
 No Earnings 1,371 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 682 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 713 26%
 No Earnings 1,371 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,024 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 3%
 Worked at Home 11 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 285 26%
 High School Graduate 656 59%
 Associate's degree 86 8%
 Bachelor's degree 49 4%
 Master's degree 14 1%
 Professional school degree 16 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 554 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 61 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27970

ZIP Code 27970 is in the Washington County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27970.

Washington County Union
37 East Mill Pond Rd
Roper, NC 27970
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Washington County School District

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