ZIP Code 27829 - Fountain Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameFountain
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pitt
Secondary County: Wilson
Area Code252
Current Population:1930
Racial Majority:White 76.39%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$32158
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43980
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range39 - 102 ft.
Area43 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.68947000, -77.61802300

Zip Code 27829 Profile

ZIP Code 27829 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - New Bern - Washington metro area. ZIP code 27829 is primarily located in Pitt County. Portions of 27829 are also located in Wilson County. The official US Postal Service name for 27829 is FOUNTAIN, North Carolina. Portions of ZIP code 27829 are contained within or border the city limits of Fountain, NC, . The area code for ZIP code 27829 is 252. 27829 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27829 is 3.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27829 increased to 1930 from 1660 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27829 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27829 public schools is . % of students in 27829 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1456 76.39% 1275 +14%
 Black Or African American 430 22.56% 575 -25%
 Hispanic 4 0.21% 58 -93%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 20 0.84% 20 -20%

Zip Code 27829 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
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Zip Code 27829 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population19301660
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households810
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$32158
Income Under $50K Per Year67.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.10%
27829 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 1G. K. ButterfieldDemocrat
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$108333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$128444
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
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 27829 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30323947566469676149403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)52556372808690888373655572
Avg Precip (In.)4.33.454.293.173.974.084.915.074.943.182.853.2147.42
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Greenville, NC
CBSA Type27829
CBSA Population183635
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours