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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 2015: 2,067
Zip code population in 2010: 1,962
Zip code population in 2000: 2,023

Houses and condos: 1,533
Renter-occupied apartments: 209
% of renters here:

25%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 27551: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 84.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 27551
Zip code 27551 (Macon, North Carolina) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.8% ($1,169)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($1,365)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,273 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,083 (1.1%)

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Males: 1,021  (49.4%)
Females: 1,046  (50.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 27551:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 16.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27551:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Zip code 27551 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Races in zip code 27551

  • Zip code 27551 races chart
    • 1,038White population
    • 729Black population
    • 128American Indian population
    • 3Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 30Two or more races population
    • 33Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $143,800
27551:

$143,800
North Carolina:

$160,100



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 27551 zip code as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 27551 to the number of sex offenders is 1,160 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

53.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.4 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 2015:
This zip code:

$49,234
North Carolina:

$47,830
Macon, NC (27551) map Nearest zip codes: 27589, 23845, 27850, 27563, 23919, 27844.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.7%
North Carolina:

48.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.4%
North Carolina:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 173
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 668


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 38 (12 now married, 26 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 304 (91 now married, 213 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27551 with a mortgage: 302 (9 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 330

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,338
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $447

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

17.9%
Whole state:

16.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

10.9%
Whole state:

9.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.5
  • 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

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 4Built 2010 to 2013
  • 416Built 2000 to 2009
  • 516Built 1990 to 1999
  • 156Built 1980 to 1989
  • 142Built 1970 to 1979
  • 70Built 1960 to 1969
  • 30Built 1950 to 1959
  • 12Built 1940 to 1949
  • 187Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 27551 population

Zip code 27551 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Macon, NC (27551)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 722 bedrooms
  • 3583 bedrooms
  • 1524 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27551 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon, NC (27551)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 152 bedrooms
  • 1653 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27551 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Macon, NC (27551) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 43no vehicle
  • 1511 vehicle
  • 1592 vehicles
  • 2453 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27551 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Macon, NC (27551) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 14no vehicle
  • 1001 vehicle
  • 792 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27551 population

  • Zip code 27551 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 27551 household income distribution in 2015
  • 38Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 94$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 98$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$30,000 to $34,999
  • 22$35,000 to $39,999
  • 53$40,000 to $44,999
  • 40$45,000 to $49,999
  • 119$50,000 to $59,999
  • 70$60,000 to $74,999
  • 93$75,000 to $99,999
  • 35$100,000 to $124,999
  • 72$150,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 27551

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 27551
  • 24Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 37$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3$40,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 19$60,000 to $69,999
  • 51$70,000 to $79,999
  • 38$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2$90,000 to $99,999
  • 46$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 34$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2$175,000 to $199,999
  • 49$200,000 to $249,999
  • 54$250,000 to $299,999
  • 37$300,000 to $399,999
  • 24$400,000 to $499,999
  • 95$500,000 to $749,999
  • 14$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 27551

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 27551
  • 12$200 to $249
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 11$350 to $399
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 13$450 to $499
  • 50$500 to $549
  • 30$550 to $599
  • 7$600 to $649
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 58No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $868.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $468,271.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $169,408
  • Black or African American householders: $107,447
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $122,847
  • Some other race householders: $201,463
  • Two or more races householders: $167,617
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $180,869

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $143,800
27551:

$143,800
North Carolina:

$160,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,000 - $332,400

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $250,908
Here:

$250,908
State:

$232,982

Mobile homes: $48,516
Here:

$48,516
State:

$71,084

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,211
  • One, attached: 9
  • Mobile homes: 313

Unemployment: 16.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27551

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27551
  • 88.1%562Drove a car alone
  • 4.2%27Carpooled
  • 0.2%1Other means
  • 7.5%48Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27551

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27551
  • 12Less than 5 minutes
  • 775 to 9 minutes
  • 6910 to 14 minutes
  • 3015 to 19 minutes
  • 8020 to 24 minutes
  • 825 to 29 minutes
  • 9130 to 34 minutes
  • 4035 to 39 minutes
  • 2840 to 44 minutes
  • 2345 to 59 minutes
  • 9460 to 89 minutes
  • 3890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 45.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,050
  • In family households: 1,786 (374 male householders, 233 female householders)
    465 spouses, 451 children (412 natural, 5 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 60 grandchildren, 69 brothers or sisters, 13 parents, 40 other relatives, 81 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 264 (145 male householders (136 living alone)), 89 female householders (78 living alone)), 30 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 17 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 389 2-persons, 107 3-persons, 80 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 214 1-person, 17 2-persons, 3 3-persons

83 married couples with children.
243 single-parent households (49 men, 194 women).

98.1% of residents of 27551 zip code speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 32 (1.5%)
(93.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.5%
Whole state:

7.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 94%Poland

Most common first ancestries reported in 27551 (%)

  • 18%American
  • 8%English
  • 5%African
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%German
  • 2%Romanian
  • 1%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 22Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 27551 population

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 55%Electricity
  • 23%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7%Wood
  • 3%Utility gas
  • 2%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 4,044. Population change in the 1990s: -2,021 (-50.0%).

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

  • This state: 1,185
  • Northeast: 387
  • Midwest: 70
  • South: 321
  • West: 52

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.

89% of the 27551 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

18.5%
North Carolina:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

21.7%
North Carolina:

17.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 93,015Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 46,167Production occupations
  • 40,833Transportation occupations
  • 31,563Education, training, and library occupations
  • 31,250Sales and related occupations
  • 26,641Office and administrative support occupations
Note: State values scaled to 27551 population

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 Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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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