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27829 Zip Code (Fountain, NC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Fountain, NC (1.63%), Falkland, NC (0.09%)
Counties: Pitt County, NC (60.11%), Wilson County, NC (21.98%), Edgecombe County, NC (17.91%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,609
Zip code population in 2010: 1,930
Zip code population in 2000: 1,660

Houses and condos: 845
Renter-occupied apartments: 258
% of renters here:

35%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 27829: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 49.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 33 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 27829
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.8% ($894)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $962 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $775 (0.9%)

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Males: 835  (51.9%)
Females: 773  (48.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 27829:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27829:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

Zip code 27829 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 27829 (2017)
    • 1,27576.8%White
    • 57534.6%Black
    • 583.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 201.2%Two or more races
    • 10.06%Asian
    • 10.06%Some other race
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $107,732
27829:

$107,732
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 27829 zip code as of September 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 27829 is 333 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 27829, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,435 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,435
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $36,195 (reported on 82.7% of returns)
Here:

$36,195
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.6% for AGIs below $25k, 76.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $730 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$730
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,867 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,867
State:

$6,213

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$657 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

+$657
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,854 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

+$6,854
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,860 (reported on 6.7% of returns)
27829:

$9,860
North Carolina:

$15,575

Total itemized deductions: $17,772 (23% of AGI, reported on 24.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,772
State:

$23,438

Here:

23.2% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,400 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,400
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,539 (reported on 24.0% of returns)
27829:

$5,539
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,535 (reported on 30.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,535
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 62.7%
Here:

63%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 58.8% for AGIs below $25k, 65.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 27829, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,794 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,794
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $30,816 (reported on 85.5% of returns)
Here:

$30,816
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.5% for AGIs below $10k, 80.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,158 (reported on 33.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,158
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,188 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,188
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,580 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,580
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,722 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
27829:

$2,722
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $14,718 (26% of AGI, reported on 25.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,718
State:

$19,464

Here:

25.8% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,563 (6% of AGI, reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,563
State:

$4,035

Here:

6.0% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,824 (reported on 66.9% of returns)
27829:

$3,824
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,938 (reported on 27.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,938
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.9%
Here:

72%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 67.4% for AGIs below $10k, 79.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$37,429
North Carolina:

$52,752
Fountain, NC (27829) map Nearest zip codes: 27852, 27828, 27827, 27864, 27888, 27873.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.7%
North Carolina:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 149
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 580


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 279 (145 now married, 132 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27829 with a mortgage: 242 (10 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 237

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $983
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $355

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

13.2%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

7.0%
Whole state:

8.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.6
State:

4.5
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  • Notable locations in zip code 27829: Town Hall Fire Department (A), Fountain Police Department (B), Fountain Community Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 27829 include: Dildys Chapel (A), Dildas Grove Church (B), Seven Holly Church (C), Saint Peters Church (D), Otter Creek Church (E), Aspen Grove Church (F), Reid Chapel (G), Saint James Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 632014 or later
  • 402010 to 2013
  • 1062000 to 2009
  • 1341990 to 1999
  • 651980 to 1989
  • 1871970 to 1979
  • 321960 to 1969
  • 731950 to 1959
  • 341940 to 1949
  • 1421939 or earlier

Zip code 27829 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fountain, NC (27829)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fountain, NC (27829)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 1452 bedrooms
  • 2793 bedrooms
  • 904 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fountain, NC (27829)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fountain, NC (27829)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 742 bedrooms
  • 1273 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fountain, NC (27829) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fountain, NC (27829) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 31no vehicle
  • 891 vehicle
  • 1412 vehicles
  • 1253 vehicles
  • 824 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fountain, NC (27829) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fountain, NC (27829) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 70no vehicle
  • 1051 vehicle
  • 812 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 27829 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 27829 household income distribution in 2017
  • 58Less than $10,000
  • 49$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 103$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$30,000 to $34,999
  • 70$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1$40,000 to $44,999
  • 33$45,000 to $49,999
  • 84$50,000 to $59,999
  • 35$60,000 to $74,999
  • 99$75,000 to $99,999
  • 38$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 27829

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 27829
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 35$40,000 to $49,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1$70,000 to $79,999
  • 57$80,000 to $89,999
  • 11$90,000 to $99,999
  • 65$100,000 to $124,999
  • 41$125,000 to $149,999
  • 50$150,000 to $174,999
  • 17$175,000 to $199,999
  • 26$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$250,000 to $299,999
  • 7$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 27829

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 27829
  • 13Less than $100
  • 1$100 to $149
  • 13$150 to $199
  • 22$200 to $249
  • 33$250 to $299
  • 34$300 to $349
  • 27$350 to $399
  • 5$400 to $449
  • 21$450 to $499
  • 29$500 to $549
  • 31No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $657.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,520
  • Black or African American householders: $114,277

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,732
27829:

$107,732
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,777 - $161,230

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $127,301
Here:

$127,301
State:

$248,152

Mobile homes: $115,846
Here:

$115,846
State:

$69,094
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 27829

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 503
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 22
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • 20 to 49: 10
  • Mobile homes: 283

Unemployment: 6.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27829

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27829
  • 78.1%565Drove a car alone
  • 15.5%112Carpooled
  • 0.4%3Walked
  • 0.4%3Other means
  • 5.4%39Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27829

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27829
  • 9Less than 5 minutes
  • 475 to 9 minutes
  • 4610 to 14 minutes
  • 10715 to 19 minutes
  • 8420 to 24 minutes
  • 6625 to 29 minutes
  • 9930 to 34 minutes
  • 6735 to 39 minutes
  • 1140 to 44 minutes
  • 10645 to 59 minutes
  • 3260 to 89 minutes
  • 590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 63.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,604
  • In family households: 1,332 (184 male householders, 301 female householders)
    338 spouses, 430 children (382 natural, 30 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 2 other relatives, 42 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 272 (106 male householders (106 living alone)), 144 female householders (130 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 249 2-persons, 167 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 5 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 237 1-person, 13 2-persons

114 married couples with children.
114 single-parent households (52 men, 62 women).

97.3% of residents of 27829 zip code speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% very well, 13% well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% not well).

Foreign born population: 14 (0.9%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

0.9%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 50%Netherlands
Most common first ancestries reported in 27829
  • 25%American
  • 7%English
  • 5%Irish
  • 2%Scottish
  • 1%German
  • 1%Greek
  • 1%Swiss
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 11Before 1990

Zip code 27829 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BARRUS CONST INACTIVE (HIGHWAY 258 SOUTH in FOUNTAIN, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: WOOD OFFICE AND STORE FIXTURES, PARTITIONS, SHELVING, AND LOCKERS
    Alternative names: BARRUS CONSTRUCTION FOUNTAIN, BARRUS CONSTRUCTION FOUNTAIN **INACTIVE*

Zip code 27829 marital status for males
Zip code 27829 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.6%Electricity
  • 30.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood

Population in 1990: 1,419. Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+17.0%).

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

  • This state: 1,382
  • Northeast: 52
  • Midwest: 27
  • South: 100
  • West: 24

75% of the 27829 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

93% of the 27829 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 94% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Fountain, NC (27829)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

7.1%
North Carolina:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

8.1%
North Carolina:

10.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 66,606Business and financial operations occupations
  • 42,344Management occupations
  • 39,430Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 32,973Production occupations
  • 27,071Office and administrative support occupations
  • 24,388Healthcare support occupations

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Mining: Crushed and Broken Granite Mining and Quarrying (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Siding Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 3)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 2)

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$79,0549$114,90133$132,2372$59,2754$120,9306$74,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$31,9702$70,6400$00$01$31,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$95,5201$24,45017$95,5413$27,0831$169,8308$71,213
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$37,9601$125,7306$107,2630$00$02$59,385
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$152,5100$01$79,9201$78,9900$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00 , 0216.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$245,5202$116,115
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$128,4600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00 , 0216.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 27829
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 27829 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 27829 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3071.7 years
James2865.9 years
Mary2072.1 years
John2070.4 years
Robert1666.1 years
Annie1384.2 years
Charlie1178.9 years
Martha981.7 years
Ernest970.2 years
Willie771.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 27829 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Owens4175.9 years
Edwards2671.5 years
Moore1971.0 years
Williams1774.4 years
Webb1769.6 years
Harris1671.7 years
Smith1675.4 years
Wooten1471.7 years
Taylor1361.9 years
Jefferson1286.2 years
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