ZIP Code 27896 - Wilson Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameWilson
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wilson
Secondary County: Nash
Area Code252
Current Population:20130
Racial Majority:White 63.64%
Public School Racial Majority:White 61.4%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$63642
Average Adjusted Gross Income$71550
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time17.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range118 - 187 ft.
Area33 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.79168300, -77.97540500

Map of ZIP Code 27896 Border

Zip Code 27896 Description

Zip Code 27896 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27896 is primarily located in Wilson County. Portions of 27896 are also located in Nash County. The official US Postal Service name for 27896 is WILSON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27896 are contained within or border the city limits of Wilson, NC, . The area code for zip code 27896 is 252. 27896 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27896 is 6.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27896 increased to 20130 from 13907 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27896 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27896 public schools is White. 36.6% of students in 27896 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13483 63.64% 13164 +2%
 Black Or African American 5698 26.9% 5164 +10%
 Hispanic 1210 5.71% 1058 +14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.24% 57 -11%
 Asian 481 2.27% 406 +18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.02% 6 -17%
 Other Race 25 0% 25 -100%
 Two Or More Races 250 1.21% 250 +3%

Zip Code 27896 Race/Ethnicity

 White 61.4%
 Black Or African American 17.2%
 Hispanic 15.4%
 Asian 4.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 27896 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2013013907
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households8026
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$63642
Income Under $50K Per Year35.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.50%
27896 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
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27896 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
7Lisa Stone BarnesRepublican
8Kandie SmithDemocrat
25James GailliardDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$188901
Average Real Estate Sale Price$169222
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.3%
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 27896 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30323947566468676048393348
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556373808790888373645572
Avg Precip (In.)4.263.454.383.124.023.954.584.773.083.013.2846.85
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Wilson, NC
CBSA Type27896
CBSA Population79228
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours