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Zip Code 27979, Sunbury, NC

ZIP Code 27979 Details

Zip Code:27979
State:NC [North Carolina]
Counties:GATES, NC
Multi County:No
City Alias(es):Sunbury
Area Code:252
City Type:P [Post Office]
Classification: [Non-Unique]
Time Zone:Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Observes Daylight Saving:Yes
Elevation:39 ft
State FIPS:37
County FIPS:073
Division:South Atlantic
Intro Date:<2004-10

ZIP Code 27979 2010 Census Demographics

Current Population:1,424
2010 Population:1,719
Households per ZIP Code:704
Average House Value:$170,200
Avg. Income Per Household:$65,110
Persons Per Household:2.44
White Population:1,029
Black Population:682
Hispanic Population:28
Asian Population:15
American Indian Population:10
Hawaiian Population:1
Other Population:9
Male Population:840
Female Population:879
Median Age:44.50 years
Male Median Age:44.20 years
Female Median Age:44.90 years

ZIP Code 27979 Other Demographics

# Residential Mailboxes:584
# Business Mailboxes:13
Total Delivery Receptacles:732
Number of Businesses:31
1st Quarter Payroll:$1,418,000
Annual Payroll:$6,781,000
# of Employees:163
Water Area:0.027 sq mi
Land Area:70.719 sq mi
118th Congressional District:01
118th Congressional Land Area:5494.28 sq mi
Single Family Delivery Units:584
Multi Family Delivery Units:0
# Residential Mailboxes:584
# Business Mailboxes:13
Total Delivery Receptacles:732

ZIP Code 27979 Social Security Benefits

  2018 2019 Delta
Total Beneficiaries: 390 380 -10
Retired Workers: 250 255 +5
Disabled Workers: 65 60 -5
Widow(er)s and Parents: 30 25 -5
Spouses: 15 15 0
Children: 30 25 -5
65+: 275 265 -10
Monthly Benefits - All: $484,000 $481,000 ($3,000)
Monthly Benefits - Retired Workers: $336,000 $350,000 +$14,000
Monthly Benefits - Widow(ers): $40,000 $37,000 ($3,000)

ZIP Code 27979 Statistical Areas

CBSA: 47260
CBSA Name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type: Metro
CBSA Division: 
CBSA Division Name: 
CBSA Population:1,671,683
CBSA Division Population:0
MSA Name: 
PMSA Name: 
City State Key:Y16560
Preferred Last Line Key:Y16560
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  1. U.S. Postal Service [Last Updated: 4/1/2023],
  2. Internal Data Creation [Last Updated: 4/1/2023],
  3. U.S. Geological Survey [Updated as needed],
  4. U.S. Census [Updated Yearly],
  5. U.S. Census American National Standards Institute (ANSI) [Last Updated: 4/1/2023],
  6. U.S. Census 2010 [Decennial] [Last Updated: 1/1/2010],
  7. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Updated Yearly],