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27551 Zip Code (Macon, NC) Detailed Profile




City: Macon, NC (0.54%)
County: Warren County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,702
Zip code population in 2010: 1,962
Zip code population in 2000: 2,023

Houses and condos: 1,758
Renter-occupied apartments: 125
% of renters here:

18%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 27551: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 84.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 27551
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.6% ($1,050)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,700 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $834 (0.7%)

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Males: 885  (52.0%)
Females: 817  (48.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 27551:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27551:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

Zip code 27551 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 27551 (2019)
    • 1,03852.9%White
    • 72937.2%Black
    • 1286.5%American Indian
    • 331.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 301.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian
    • 10.05%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $167,521
27551:

$167,521
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in 27551 zip code as of July 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 27551 is 261 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

55.7 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 27551, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,700 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,700
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $34,552 (reported on 77.4% of returns)
Here:

$34,552
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.2% for AGIs below $25k, 68.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $822 (reported on 32.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$822
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,423 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,423
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$257 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

+$257
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,482 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,482
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,070 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
27551:

$14,070
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $22,671 (28% of AGI, reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$22,671
State:

$23,438

Here:

27.9% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 15.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,959 (reported on 26.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,959
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $7,067 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
27551:

$7,067
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,173 (reported on 26.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,173
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 44.0%
Here:

44%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 34.2% for AGIs below $25k, 45.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 27551, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,309 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,309
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $28,938 (reported on 81.5% of returns)
Here:

$28,938
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 104.0% for AGIs below $10k, 73.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,455 (reported on 37.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,455
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,161 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,161
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,205 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

+$9,205
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,483 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

+$6,483
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $10k, 7.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,826 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
27551:

$2,826
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $17,898 (29% of AGI, reported on 31.9% of returns)
Here:

$17,898
State:

$19,464

Here:

28.7% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 17.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,301 (5% of AGI, reported on 29.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,301
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,580 (reported on 69.2% of returns)
27551:

$4,580
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,046 (reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,046
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.6%
Here:

58%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 47.7% for AGIs below $10k, 58.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$55,713
North Carolina:

$57,341
Macon, NC (27551) map Nearest zip codes: 27589, 23845, 27850, 27563, 23919, 27844.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.7%
North Carolina:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.4%
North Carolina:

47.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 69
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 637


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 8 (8 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 221 (71 now married, 151 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27551 with a mortgage: 283 (22 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 301

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,274
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $426

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

17.4%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

10.9%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Churches in zip code 27551 include: Hebron Church (A), Jordan Hill Church (B), Lovely Hill Church (C), Macon Church (D), Mount Zion Church (E), New Bethel Church (F), Pine Grove Church (G), Pleasant Hill Church (H), Little Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Lovely Hill Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dowtins Creek (A), Big Branch (B), Walkers Creek (C), Sixpound Creek (D), Sawmill Creek (E), Lyons Creek (F), Jordan Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 672014 or later
  • 982010 to 2013
  • 3362000 to 2009
  • 5771990 to 1999
  • 2381980 to 1989
  • 1241970 to 1979
  • 431960 to 1969
  • 441950 to 1959
  • 551940 to 1949
  • 1661939 or earlier

Zip code 27551 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Macon, NC (27551)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Macon, NC (27551)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 982 bedrooms
  • 3903 bedrooms
  • 684 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon, NC (27551)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon, NC (27551)
  • 6no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 252 bedrooms
  • 403 bedrooms
  • 534 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Macon, NC (27551) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Macon, NC (27551) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 9no vehicle
  • 1071 vehicle
  • 2412 vehicles
  • 1483 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Macon, NC (27551) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Macon, NC (27551) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 45no vehicle
  • 201 vehicle
  • 442 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 27551 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 27551 household income distribution in 2019
  • 53Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 73$25,000 to $29,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 24$35,000 to $39,999
  • 22$40,000 to $44,999
  • 14$45,000 to $49,999
  • 63$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$60,000 to $74,999
  • 130$75,000 to $99,999
  • 67$100,000 to $124,999
  • 20$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • 56$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 27551

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 27551
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 22$40,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 51$60,000 to $69,999
  • 19$70,000 to $79,999
  • 18$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • 54$150,000 to $174,999
  • 26$175,000 to $199,999
  • 14$200,000 to $249,999
  • 14$250,000 to $299,999
  • 67$300,000 to $399,999
  • 32$400,000 to $499,999
  • 94$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 27551

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 27551
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 2$450 to $499
  • 12$500 to $549
  • 22$900 to $999
  • 75No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,089.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $197,353
  • Black or African American householders: $125,171
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $143,112
  • Some other race householders: $234,695
  • Two or more races householders: $195,266
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $210,704

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $167,521
27551:

$167,521
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,233 - $381,211

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $277,210
Here:

$277,210
State:

$265,100

Mobile homes: $92,517
Here:

$92,517
State:

$77,551
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 27551
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,206
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 530

Unemployment: 7.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27551

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27551
  • 73.1%539Drove a car alone
  • 13.4%99Carpooled
  • 0.9%7Bus or trolley bus
  • 5.0%37Walked
  • 2.0%15Other means
  • 4.9%36Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27551

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27551
  • 23Less than 5 minutes
  • 835 to 9 minutes
  • 7610 to 14 minutes
  • 7515 to 19 minutes
  • 13620 to 24 minutes
  • 5225 to 29 minutes
  • 6830 to 34 minutes
  • 2235 to 39 minutes
  • 2540 to 44 minutes
  • 6945 to 59 minutes
  • 4660 to 89 minutes
  • 1990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 54.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,702
  • Male householders: 405 (125 living alone), Female householders: 302 (117 living alone)
  • 371 spouses (371 opposite-sex spouses), 12 unmarried partners, (12 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 351 children (327 natural, 24 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 42 brothers or sisters, 62 parents, 27 foster children, 0 other relatives, 109 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 17 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 296 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 241 1-person, 14 2-persons, 6 6-persons

97 married couples with children.
54 single-parent households (54 women).

95.4% of residents of 27551 zip code speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% very well, 18% well, 43% not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% not at all).

Foreign born population: 109 (6.4%)
(54.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.4%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 58%Honduras
  • 13%Costa Rica
Most common first ancestries reported in 27551
  • 30%American
  • 12%English
  • 5%German
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%African
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 32010 or later
  • 402000 to 2009
  • 461990 to 1999
  • 30Before 1990

Zip code 27551 marital status for males
Zip code 27551 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 26.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 4,044.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,002
  • Northeast: 193
  • Midwest: 79
  • South: 289
  • West: 8

66% of the 27551 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

90% of the 27551 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Macon, NC (27551)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13
Here:

11.4%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

19.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 69,503Health technologists and technicians
  • 61,550Construction and extraction occupations
  • 60,989Management occupations
  • 40,096Education, training, and library occupations
  • 39,427Transportation occupations
  • 33,128Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CLARENCE E HARRIS (RR #2 BOX 117 in MACON, NC; small business) : $20,250 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $10,125 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2004-02-10. Completion date: 2004-04-27.
    $10,125 with Army for Guard Services. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2004-02-10. Completion date: 2004-04-27.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Homes for the Elderly (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Painting and Wall Covering Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Framing Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 27551 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3071.7 years
William2271.8 years
James2272.5 years
Mary2074.0 years
Robert1278.4 years
Willie1272.6 years
George1274.0 years
Walter1176.6 years
Thomas1178.4 years
Annie879.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 27551 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1975.2 years
Richardson1973.0 years
Harris1875.7 years
Thompson1776.7 years
Alston1676.7 years
Shearin1578.1 years
Robinson1275.3 years
Spruill1179.7 years
Milam1175.4 years
Jones1072.0 years

Businesses in zip code 27551

  • U-Haul: 1

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