ZIP Code 27889 - Washington Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameWashington
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Beaufort
Secondary County: Pitt
Area Code252
Current Population:27468
Racial Majority:White 59.96%
Public School Racial Majority:White 44%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$38721
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51630
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 59 ft.
Area191 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.58565300, -77.02288400

Map of ZIP Code 27889 Border

Zip Code 27889 Description

Zip Code 27889 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - New Bern - Washington metro area. Zip code 27889 is primarily located in Beaufort County. Portions of 27889 are also located in Pitt County. The official US Postal Service name for 27889 is WASHINGTON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27889 are contained within or border the city limits of River Road, NC, Washington, NC, and Washington Park, NC. The area code for zip code 27889 is 252. 27889 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27889 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27889 increased to 27468 from 25332 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27889 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27889 public schools is White. 65.2% of students in 27889 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 16388 59.96% 16702 -2%
 Black Or African American 8216 30.06% 7782 +6%
 Hispanic 2273 8.32% 2518 -10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.04% 64 -84%
 Asian 12 0.04% 103 -88%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 26 0.18% 26 +85%
 Two Or More Races 272 1.4% 272 +41%

Zip Code 27889 Race/Ethnicity

 White 44%
 Black Or African American 36%
 Hispanic 16.1%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 27889 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2746825332
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households11215
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38721
Income Under $50K Per Year62.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.60%
27889 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
North Carolina District 1G. K. ButterfieldDemocrat
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27889 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
3Michael SpecialeRepublican
6Robert HanigRepublican
9Greg MurphyRepublican
23Shelly WillinghamDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$181909
Average Real Estate Sale Price$17750
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63n - Mid-Atlantic Floodplains and Low Terraces
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 27889 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32344048576570686250423550
Avg Max Temp (°F)53566472798689888374655672
Avg Precip (In.)4.183.394.193.344.194.335.565.465.053.463.063.3749.56
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington, NC
CBSA Type27889
CBSA Population46951
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours