Zip Code 27880 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSims
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wilson
Secondary County: Nash
Area Code252
Current Population:3304
Racial Majority:White 65.03%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 97.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$45360
Average Adjusted Gross Income$66020
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time19.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range180 - 282 ft.
Area26 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.73488100, -78.09857100

Zip Code 27880 Description

Zip Code 27880 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27880 is primarily located in Wilson County. Portions of 27880 are also located in Nash County. The official US Postal Service name for 27880 is SIMS, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27880 are contained within or border the city limits of Sims, NC, . Zip code 27880 is within area code 252 and area code 919. 27880 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27880 is 5.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27880 increased to 3304 from 2138 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27880 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27880 public schools is Black. 98.8% of students in 27880 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2200 65.03% 2254 -2%
 Black Or African American 593 17.53% 499 +19%
 Hispanic 488 14.43% 497 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 8 -100%
 Asian 8 0.24% 2 +300%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 6 0% 6 -100%
 Two Or More Races 37 2.78% 37 +154%

Zip Code 27880 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.4%
 Black Or African American 97.1%
 Hispanic 2.1%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 27880 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population33042138
Male Population51.50%
Female Population48.50%
Total Households1214
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
98.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$45360
Income Under $50K Per Year55.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.40%
27880 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$99500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$181750
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
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 27880 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30323947566468676048393348
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556372808690888373645572
Avg Precip (In.)4.253.474.383.134.013.94.914.574.683.113.023.2446.67
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Wilson, NC
CBSA Type27880
CBSA Population79228
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours