Zip Code 27801 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRocky Mount
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Edgecombe
Area Code252
Current Population:21740
Racial Majority:African American 71.37%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 75%
Unemployment Rate:15.8%
Median Household Income$34141
Average Adjusted Gross Income$29280
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time20 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range49 - 115 ft.
Area81 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.94823837, -77.70572662

Zip Code 27801 Description

Zip Code 27801 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27801 is primarily located in Edgecombe County. The official US Postal Service name for 27801 is ROCKY MOUNT, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27801 are contained within or border the city limits of Rocky Mount, NC, Sharpsburg, NC, . The area code for zip code 27801 is 252. 27801 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27801 is 15.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 8.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 12.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27801 decreased to 21740 from 22292 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27801 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 27801 public schools is Black. 90% of students in 27801 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5717 26.11% 5463 +5%
 Black Or African American 15624 71.37% 15610 +0%
 Hispanic 179 0.82% 334 -46%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0% 73 -99%
 Asian 39 0.18% 18 +117%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 19 0.21% 19 +147%
 Two Or More Races 219 1.3% 219 +30%

Zip Code 27801 Race/Ethnicity

 White 20.9%
 Black Or African American 75%
 Hispanic 2.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 27801 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2174022292
Male Population45.30%
Female Population54.70%
Total Households8294
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
90%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$34141
Income Under $50K Per Year69.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.30%
27801 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
North Carolina District 1G. K. ButterfieldDemocrat
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27801 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
23Shelly WillinghamDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$65244
Average Real Estate Sale Price$44565
Current Unemployment Level 15.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65m - Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 27801 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30323946566468676148403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)51546372798690888273645571
Avg Precip (In.)4.183.454.333.143.933.944.684.494.793.12.863.1746.07
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Rocky Mount, NC
CBSA Type27801
CBSA Population147588
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Downtown Rocky Mount