Official Zip Code NameElizabeth City
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code252
Alternate Zip Code NamesELIZABETH CTY
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesELIZ CITY
ELIZABETH CITY COAST GUARD A
Current Population:40699
Racial Majority:White 54.97%
Public School Racial Majority:White 45.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.81%
Median Household Income$37179
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44104
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.9 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Primary County: Pasquotank
Elevation Range0 - 16 ft.
Area227 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.31689072, -76.27571106

Zip Code 27909 Description

Zip Code 27909 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 27909 is primarily located in Pasquotank County. The official US Postal Service name for 27909 is ELIZABETH CITY, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27909 are contained within or border the city limits of Elizabeth City, NC, . The area code for zip code 27909 is 252. 27909 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27909 is 5.81% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27909 increased to 40699 from 34897 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27909 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27909 public schools is White. 64% of students in 27909 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 22158 54.97% 22406 -1%
 Black Or African American 14947 37.08% 15257 -2%
 Hispanic 1757 4.36% 1642 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.08% 124 -74%
 Asian 575 1.43% 449 +28%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 118 0.29% 15 +687%
 Other Race 63 0.13% 63 -14%
 Two Or More Races 743 1.65% 743 -10%

Zip Code 27909 Race/Ethnicity

 White 45.1%
 Black Or African American 43.6%
 Hispanic 5.4%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.5%

Zip Code 27909 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4069934897
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households14978
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
64%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37179
Income Under $50K Per Year63.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.20%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 3
RepresentativeWalter Jones Jr.
PartyRepublican
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 1
RepresentativeG.K. Butterfield
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$162935
Average Real Estate Sale Price$179764
Current Unemployment Level (September 2016)5.81%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.73%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.26%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63b - Chesapeake-Pamlico Lowlands and Tidal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 27909 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)32344048576570696352433651
Avg Max Temp (°F)51546271788588878273645571
Avg Precip (In.)4.453.314.333.124.234.075.335.214.83.292.963.148.18
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Elizabeth City, NC
CBSA Type27909
CBSA Population65889
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours