27909

  1. Legal Resources for the 27909 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 27909 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 27909 Zip Code
  4. Family Information for the 27909 Zip Code
  5. Education Information for the 27909 Zip Code
  6. Public Benefits Information for the 27909 Zip Code
  7. Criminal Information for the 27909 Zip Code
  8. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 27909 Zip Code
  9. Cities for the 27909 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 27909 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 27909 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 34,897
  • Land Area (2000): 500.492 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.041 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 14,289

Population - Urban/Rural for the 27909 Zip Code

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 19,162 54.91%
 Rural, Farm 302 0.87%
 Rural, Non-farm 15,433 44.22%



Employment Information for the 27909 Zip Code

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Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 27909 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 13,544 49.75%
15-35 hours 3,086 11.34%
1-14 hours 861 3.16%
No regular hours 9,733 35.75%

Time Left For Work for the 27909 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 451 3.15%
5 AM-5:29 AM 554 3.87%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 545 3.80%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,167 8.14%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,590 11.09%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,856 12.95%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,971 20.73%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,399 9.76%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 631 4.40%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 701 4.89%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 324 2.26%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 186 1.30%
Noon-3:59 PM 915 6.38%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,042 7.27%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 27909 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 644 4.49%
5-9 2,533 17.67%
10-14 3,542 24.71%
15-19 2,287 15.96%
20-24 1,390 9.70%
25-29 330 2.30%
30-34 895 6.24%
35-39 131 0.91%
40-44 151 1.05%
45-59 866 6.04%
60-89 1,114 7.77%
At least 90 449 3.13%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 27909 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 184 1.28% 10,542 73.56%
30-44 10 0.07% 1,167 8.14%
45-59 9 0.06% 857 5.98%
At least 60 10 0.07% 1,553 10.84%

Type Of Commute for the 27909 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 42 0.29%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 2,493 17.13%
 Car / truck / van, solo 10,926 75.08%
 Motorcycle 29 0.20%
 Other 207 1.42%
 Public transportation 213 1.46%
 Walked 422 2.90%
 Worked at home 220 1.51%



Family Information for the 27909 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 3,160
People at same address in 1995: 17,458

Household Income in 1999 for the 27909 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 2,003 15.50%
$10,000-$14,999 1,081 8.36%
$15,000-$19,999 1,238 9.58%
$20,000-$24,999 1,005 7.78%
$25,000-$29,999 1,034 8.00%
$30,000-$34,999 924 7.15%
$35,000-$39,999 691 5.35%
$40,000-$44,999 875 6.77%
$45,000-$49,999 575 4.45%
$50,000-$59,999 1,026 7.94%
$60,000-$74,999 1,028 7.95%
$75,000-$99,999 837 6.48%
$100,000-$124,999 281 2.17%
$125,000-$149,999 142 1.10%
$150,000-$199,999 120 0.93%
$200,000 or more 65 0.50%

Household Type for the 27909 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,272 25.35%
 Family, 2 people 3,867 29.96%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 433 3.35%
 Family, 3 people 2,365 18.32%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 72 0.56%
 Family, 4 people 1,795 13.91%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 26 0.20%
 Family, 5 people 705 5.46%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 6 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 227 1.76%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 3 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 135 1.05%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Household Income Type for the 27909 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 9,705 28.56%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,336 9.82%
Public Assistance 707 2.08%
Retirement 2,740 8.06%
Self Employment 1,350 3.97%
Social Security 3,946 11.61%
Supplemental Security 842 2.48%
Wage / Salary 9,337 27.48%
Other 2,015 5.93%

Family Type for the 27909 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,758 59.01%
 With children under 18 2,610 40.99%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 27909 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,027 7.80%
 Married 7,381 56.08%
 Never Married 4,246 32.26%
 Widowed 508 3.86%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 27909 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,498 10.30%
 Married 7,408 50.95%
 Never Married 3,706 25.49%
 Widowed 1,928 13.26%



Education Information for the 27909 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 27909 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,137 8.14%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,886 14.81%
 High school diploma or equivalent 7,719 29.41%
 Some college, no degree 6,873 26.19%
 Associate degree 1,803 6.87%
 Bachelors degree 2,733 10.41%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,091 4.16%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 27909 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 354 1.01% 246 0.70% 600 1.72%
Kindergarten 506 1.45% 33 0.09% 539 1.54%
Grades 1-4 1,927 5.52% 98 0.28% 2,025 5.80%
Grades 5-8 2,008 5.75% 133 0.38% 2,141 6.14%
Grades 9-12 2,010 5.76% 74 0.21% 2,084 5.97%
Undergrad college 2,294 6.57% 404 1.16% 2,698 7.73%
Graduate or professional school 151 0.43% 87 0.25% 238 0.68%
Total 9,250 26.51% 1,075 3.08% 10,325 29.59%



Public Benefits Information for the 27909 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 27909 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 26,517 81.60%
 Below Poverty Level 5,981 18.40%



Criminal Information for the 27909 Zip Code

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 929


Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 27909 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 27909 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,531 12.98%
10-19 Years 5,375 15.40%
20-29 Years 4,829 13.84%
30-39 Years 5,004 14.34%
40-49 Years 5,067 14.52%
50-59 Years 3,841 11.01%
60-69 Years 2,623 7.52%
70-79 Years 2,282 6.54%
80-89 Years 1,105 3.17%
90+ Years 240 0.69%

Population - Male/Female for the 27909 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 16,890 48.40%
 Female 18,007 51.60%

Population By Ethnicity for the 27909 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 19,665 56.35%
 African-American 13,932 39.92%
 Hispanic/Latino 429 1.23%
 Multiracial 404 1.16%
 Asian 298 0.85%
 Amerindian 120 0.34%
 Other Race 36 0.10%
 Pacific Islander 13 0.04%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 27909 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 4,368 26.37%
2. English 3,233 19.52%
3. German 2,179 13.16%
4. Irish 2,145 12.95%
5. Scotch Irish 670 4.05%
6. Italian 587 3.54%
7. Scottish 551 3.33%
8. French Non-Basque 439 2.65%
9. European 298 1.80%
10. African 276 1.67%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 27909 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 31,453 95.98%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 757 2.31%
3. Vietnamese 80 0.24%
4. Chinese 61 0.19%
5. French 59 0.18%
6. German 56 0.17%
7. Greek 53 0.16%
8. Laotian 41 0.13%
9. Other Asian 37 0.11%
10. Italian 21 0.06%

Citizen Type for the 27909 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 34,103 97.72%
 Naturalized immigrant 374 1.07%
 Not a citizen 420 1.20%



Cities for the 27909 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Elizabeth City