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ZIP Code 27106

Primary City:Winston Salem, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Northwest
County: Forsyth County
Timezone: Eastern (9:31am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.15, -80.33
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27106

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27106. 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 27106. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27106, 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:
Winston Salem, NC
Unacceptable:
Mount Tabor, Oldtown, Winston-salem

Stats and Demographics for the 27106 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27106 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27106 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27106 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,015
Population Density 1,571 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,106
Median Home Value $178,300
Land Area 28.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,988
Median Household Income $48,892

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4231,5321,5111,3672,2901,3961,1981,2511,2831,4031,4691,2581,055743553515430398
Female1,4181,4191,4531,3822,5131,5011,3141,3671,4761,6981,7281,5011,320917714725713781
Total2,8412,9512,9642,7494,8032,8972,5122,6182,7593,1013,1972,7592,3751,6601,2671,2401,1431,179

Gender

 Male 21,075 47%
 Female 23,940 53%
Gender

Race

 White 28,384 63.1%
 Black Or African American 10,837 24.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 178 0.4%
 Asian 982 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 54 0.1%
 Other Race 3,561 7.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,019 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1118341,6832,5342,3681,5381,223395
Renter1,7791,9781,3651,137789364439451
Total1,8902,8123,0483,6713,1571,9021,662846

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,983 42%
 Single Guardian 3,258 17%
 Singles 6,268 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,479 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,303 70%
 Households with Kids 5,685 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male290263305271291300308301332311291317286306305281296267218385
Female270285300274268279296289287282292310272297276267313249277497
Total560548605545559579604590619593583627558603581548609516495882

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27106 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27106 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 27106 real estate data, the median home value of $178,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27106. Rentals in 27106 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27106 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,050 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 252 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 671 1.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,638 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,048 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,302 39%
 Households Vacant 2,118 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,071 51%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 2%
 For Sale Only 337 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 545 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 244 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,120 27%
 2 Bedroom 3,913 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,590 20%
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 $48,892 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27106 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 27106 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 12,888 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,253 28%
 No Earnings 13,011 36%
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 12,888 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,253 28%
 No Earnings 13,011 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,128 90.7%
 Public transportation 193 1.0%
 Taxicab 6 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 612 3.1%
 Worked at Home 1,053 5.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,941 14%
 High School Graduate 4,777 34%
 Associate's degree 589 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,688 27%
 Master's degree 1,610 12%
 Professional school degree 698 5%
 Doctorate degree 563 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,240 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,066 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 863 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27106

ZIP Code 27106 is in the Forsyth Academy. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27106.

Forsyth Academy
5426 Shattalon Dr
Winston-salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth Academy
Children'S Center
2315 Coliseum Dr
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Jefferson Elementary
4000 Jefferson School Ln
Winston-salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Northwest Middle School
5501 Murray Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Old Town Elementary
3930 Reynolda Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Sherwood Forest Elementary
1055 Yorkshire Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Speas Elementary
2000 West Polo Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Meadowlark Elementary
401 Meadowlark Dr
Winston-salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Jefferson Middle School
3500 Sally Kirk Rd
Winston-salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Meadowlark Middle School
301 Meadowlark Dr
Winston-salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Gibson Elementary
2020 Walker Rd
Winston-salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
The Special Children'S School
4505 Shattalon Dr
Winston-salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Mount Tabor High School
342 Petree Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forsyth County School District
Woodland Baptist Christian School
1175 Bethania Rural Hall Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cedar Forest Christian School
4634 Shattalon Dr
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Summit School
2100 Reynolda Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
First Assembly Christian School
3730 University Pkwy
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Greenhills School
1360 Lyndile Dr
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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