Zip Code 27847 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKelford
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bertie
Area Code252
Current Population:936
Racial Majority:African American 54.97%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 92.1%
Unemployment Rate:7.1%
Median Household Income$25831
Average Adjusted Gross Income$26950
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time30.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range33 - 79 ft.
Area24 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.18886185, -77.26265717

Zip Code 27847 Description

Zip Code 27847 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - New Bern - Washington metro area. Zip code 27847 is primarily located in Bertie County. The official US Postal Service name for 27847 is KELFORD, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27847 are contained within or border the city limits of Kelford, NC, Roxobel, NC, . The area code for zip code 27847 is 252. 27847 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27847 is 7.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27847 decreased to 936 from 965 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27847 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 27847 public schools is Black. 99.1% of students in 27847 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 342 44.76% 160 +114%
 Black Or African American 420 54.97% 769 -45%
 Hispanic 0 0% 4 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 2 0.26% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0% 3 -100%

Zip Code 27847 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.5%
 Black Or African American 92.1%
 Hispanic 3.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 27847 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population936965
Male Population47.30%
Female Population52.70%
Total Households370
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$25831
Income Under $50K Per Year81.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year15.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.80%
27847 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$47000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$34028
Current Unemployment Level 7.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63e - Mid-Atlantic Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 27847 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)29313845556368666047393248
Avg Max Temp (°F)51546271798689888273645471
Avg Precip (In.)4.293.484.193.223.993.965.034.624.773.232.773.1946.74
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours