ZIP Code 27891 - Whitakers Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameWhitakers
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Nash
Secondary County: Edgecombe
Area Code252
Current Population:5227
Racial Majority:African American 59.69%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54.6%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$40781
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40480
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time25.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range49 - 233 ft.
Area147 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.10386700, -77.74962600

Zip Code 27891 Profile

ZIP Code 27891 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. ZIP code 27891 is primarily located in Nash County. Portions of 27891 are also located in Edgecombe County. The official US Postal Service name for 27891 is WHITAKERS, North Carolina. Portions of ZIP code 27891 are contained within or border the city limits of Whitakers, NC, Red Oak, NC, . ZIP code 27891 is within area code 252 and area code 919. 27891 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27891 is 7.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% 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 27891 increased to 5227 from 5064 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27891 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 27891 public schools is White. 56% of students in 27891 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1627 30.43% 1772 -8%
 Black Or African American 3191 59.69% 3171 +1%
 Hispanic 113 2.11% 131 -14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.49% 54 -52%
 Asian 4 0.07% 7 -43%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 6 0.3% 6 +167%
 Two Or More Races 86 6.9% 86 +329%

Zip Code 27891 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54.6%
 Black Or African American 30.3%
 Hispanic 8.1%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2.5%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 27891 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population52275064
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households1995
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40781
Income Under $50K Per Year63.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.50%
27891 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 1G. K. ButterfieldDemocrat
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27891 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
7Lisa Stone BarnesRepublican
23Shelly WillinghamDemocrat
27Michael H. WrayDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$87130
Average Real Estate Sale Price$56857
Current Unemployment Level 7.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
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 27891 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)29313846556368666048393248
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546271798689888273645471
Avg Precip (In.)4.213.484.273.163.993.794.364.364.573.33.013.2245.7
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Rocky Mount, NC
CBSA Type27891
CBSA Population147588
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours