Zip Code 27803 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRocky Mount
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Nash
Secondary County: Wilson
Area Code252
Current Population:21227
Racial Majority:White 46.76%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 73.2%
Unemployment Rate:12.5%
Median Household Income$41998
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53880
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time19.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range102 - 177 ft.
Area43 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.90018845, -77.86221313

Zip Code 27803 Description

Zip Code 27803 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27803 is primarily located in Nash County. Portions of 27803 are also located in Wilson County. The official US Postal Service name for 27803 is ROCKY MOUNT, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27803 are contained within or border the city limits of Rocky Mount, NC, Sharpsburg, NC, . The area code for zip code 27803 is 252. 27803 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27803 is 12.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27803 decreased to 21227 from 21805 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27803 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27803 public schools is Black. 73.8% of students in 27803 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9474 46.76% 10621 -11%
 Black Or African American 9926 48.99% 9499 +4%
 Hispanic 515 2.54% 635 -19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.13% 79 -67%
 Asian 146 0.72% 136 +7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 17 0% 17 -100%
 Two Or More Races 233 0.86% 233 -25%

Zip Code 27803 Race/Ethnicity

 White 17.3%
 Black Or African American 73.2%
 Hispanic 4.2%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3.8%

Zip Code 27803 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2122721805
Male Population46.60%
Female Population53.40%
Total Households8531
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
73.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$41998
Income Under $50K Per Year56.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.50%
27803 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
North Carolina District 1G. K. ButterfieldDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

27803 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
7Lisa Stone BarnesRepublican
8Kandie SmithDemocrat
23Shelly WillinghamDemocrat
25James GailliardDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$161295
Average Real Estate Sale Price$141437
Current Unemployment Level 12.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level12.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.6%
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 27803 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30323946566468676148403348
Avg Max Temp (°F)51546372798689878273645571
Avg Precip (In.)4.173.464.293.053.963.974.594.574.623.112.923.1445.85
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Rocky Mount, NC
CBSA Type27803
CBSA Population147588
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Stone Haven
Downtown Rocky Mount