27870 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC 27870

27870 is a suburban zip code in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. Median household income here ($28,784) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. At $96,700 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Roanoke Rapids area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $43,587/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 27870 is $37,266.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 27870 earn an average of $29,919/year. Women earn only $19,278/year.

11,079 people in 27870 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 27870? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 20.5 minutes.

The median age here is 39. There are 12,678 men and 14,558 women. The median age for men is 38 while for women the median age is 41.

To give you a sense of the community, 15,487 people (out of the 27,236 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 11,357 homes, and 874 businesses every day. 179 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

27870 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 36 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Tunis, Tunisia!) and -78 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 173 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 27,236
  • White Population: 15,517
  • Black Population: 10,949
  • Hispanic Population: 715
  • Asian Population: 389
  • Hawaiian Population: 23
  • Indian Population: 321
  • Male Population: 12,678
  • Female Population: 14,558
  • Median Age: 39
  • Median Age of Males: 38
  • Median Age of Females: 41
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Roanoke Rapids NC
  • County: Halifax
  • City: Roanoke Rapids
  • Longitude: -77.7
  • Latitude: 36.5
  • Elevation: 173 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 252
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 10,904
  • Drive alone: 9,007
  • Carpool: 1,580
  • Public transit: 35
  • Ride bikes or walk: 179

  • Average commute time: 20.5 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 459
  •    5 - 9: 2,089
  •    10 - 14: 2,897
  •    15 - 19: 1,991
  •    20 - 24: 859
  •    25 - 29: 273
  •    30 - 34: 961
  •    35 - 39: 96
  •    40 - 44: 231
  •    45 - 59: 479
  •    60 - 89: 247
  •    90 plus: 322
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $96,700
  • Average Annual Household Income: $34,235
  • Businesses: 605
  • Employees: 8,622
  • Annual Payroll: $255,095,000
  • Average Family Income: $43,587
  • Median Family Income: $28,784
  • Average Income for Men: $29,919
  • Average Income for Women: $19,278
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 083
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 27870 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Belmont Elementary
1517 Bolling Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-3023
Everetts Elementary
458 Everetts School Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-5484
William L Manning Elementary
1102 Barrett St
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 535-2115
Middle Schools
Chaloner Middle
2100 Virginia Ave
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-8540
William R Davie Middle
4391 Hwy 158
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 519-0300
High Schools
Roanoke Rapids High
800 Hamilton St
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-8563

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