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ZIP Code 27040

Primary City:Pfafftown, NC (View All Cities)
County: Forsyth County
Timezone: Eastern (1:00am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.17, -80.38
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27040. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 27040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27040, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Pfafftown, NC
Unacceptable:
Dosier, Seward, Vienna

Stats and Demographics for the 27040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27040 is located in north North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27040 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27040 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,893
Population Density 408 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,627
Median Home Value $165,700
Land Area 26.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,328
Median Household Income $62,197

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2633184344232151952282874245054504163692602131539364
Female234350378370197185256309448548479467402299242166117136
Total4976688127934123804845968721,053929883771559455319210200

Gender

 Male 5,310 49%
 Female 5,583 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,423 86.5%
 Black Or African American 967 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.4%
 Asian 110 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 172 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 172 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2525966899790757732191
Renter2881889950314363
Total533407561,096957608364154

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,751 64%
 Single Guardian 485 11%
 Singles 932 22%
 Singles With Roommate 160 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,910 67%
 Households with Kids 1,418 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male40576055705460647087827595958995114626340
Female4847465564746964797272756693849190634245
Total8810410611013412812912814915915415016118817318620412510585

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27040 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27040 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 27040 real estate data, the median home value of $165,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27040. Rentals in 27040 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,893 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,807 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,038 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 483 10%
 Households Vacant 299 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 60 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 88 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 48 12%
 2 Bedroom 146 36%
 3+ Bedroom 215 53%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $62,197 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27040 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27040 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,609 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,203 23%
 No Earnings 3,779 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,609 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,203 23%
 No Earnings 3,779 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,923 92.9%
 Public transportation 21 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 0.4%
 Worked at Home 316 6.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 279 7%
 High School Graduate 1,966 53%
 Associate's degree 383 10%
 Bachelor's degree 651 17%
 Master's degree 205 5%
 Professional school degree 98 3%
 Doctorate degree 153 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,994 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 336 13.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 206 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27040

ZIP Code 27040 is in the Forsyth County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27040.

Vienna Elementary
1975 Chickasha Rd
Pfafftown, NC 27040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Reagan High School
3750 Transou Rd
Pfafftown, NC 27040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forsyth County School District

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