Zip Code 27551 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMacon
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Warren
Area Code252
Current Population:1962
Racial Majority:White 44.04%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 35.2%
Unemployment Rate:8.5%
Median Household Income$40000
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58270
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range217 - 364 ft.
Area137 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.43284900, -78.05187800

Zip Code 27551 Description

Zip Code 27551 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27551 is primarily located in Warren County. The official US Postal Service name for 27551 is MACON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27551 are contained within or border the city limits of Macon, NC, . The area code for zip code 27551 is 252. 27551 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27551 is 8.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27551 decreased to 1962 from 2023 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27551 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27551 public schools is Black. 85.6% of students in 27551 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 956 44.04% 1038 -8%
 Black Or African American 753 34.68% 729 +3%
 Hispanic 198 9.12% 33 +500%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 2.81% 128 -52%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 30 9.35% 30 +577%

Zip Code 27551 Race/Ethnicity

 White 33.2%
 Black Or African American 35.2%
 Hispanic 8.4%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19.2%
 Two or More Races 3.2%

Zip Code 27551 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population19622023
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households854
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
85.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$40000
Income Under $50K Per Year60.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.50%
27551 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 1G. K. ButterfieldDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$257149
Average Real Estate Sale Price$231480
Current Unemployment Level 8.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45f - Northern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 27551 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28303644546267655946383147
Avg Max Temp (°F)49526171788589878271625270
Avg Precip (In.)43.314.273.233.993.714.454.334.213.593.243.1245.43
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours