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ZIP Code 27127

Primary City:Winston Salem, NC (View All Cities)
County: Forsyth County
Timezone: Eastern (8:51am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.02, -80.29
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27127

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27127. 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 27127. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27127, 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:
Waughtown, Winston-salem

Stats and Demographics for the 27127 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27127 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 27127 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27127 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,138
Population Density 1,146 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,310
Median Home Value $131,000
Land Area 29.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,923
Median Household Income $46,103

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3151,1741,1141,1981,0921,1991,2971,2351,1531,0511,096860779540364244216118
Female1,2401,1881,1121,0901,2681,4901,3831,3491,2041,3451,1691,110961620511436351266
Total2,5552,3622,2262,2882,3602,6892,6802,5842,3572,3962,2651,9701,7401,160875680567384

Gender

 Male 16,045 47%
 Female 18,093 53%
Gender

Race

 White 20,114 58.9%
 Black Or African American 9,392 27.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 132 0.4%
 Asian 662 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 2,968 8.7%
 Two Or More Races 855 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1501,6031,9572,1091,8311,163759233
Renter5481,07390273747821412145
Total6982,6762,8592,8462,3091,377880278

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,900 42%
 Single Guardian 2,893 21%
 Singles 4,225 30%
 Singles With Roommate 905 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,269 67%
 Households with Kids 4,654 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male276257268258254244228237211271232204212195243220239232264233
Female249262256233232223225248260218235221221217191207240211241273
Total525519524491486467453485471489467425433412434427479443505506

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27127 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27127 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27127 real estate data, the median home value of $131,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27127 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27127 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27127 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,651 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 468 1.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,634 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,171 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,118 27%
 Households Vacant 1,387 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 510 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 367 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 402 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 1%
 1 Bedroom 473 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,979 52%
 3+ Bedroom 1,356 35%
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 $46,103 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27127 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 27127 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 11,964 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,800 25%
 No Earnings 8,793 32%
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 11,964 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,800 25%
 No Earnings 8,793 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,363 94.6%
 Public transportation 103 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 405 2.5%
 Worked at Home 341 2.1%
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 1,277 12%
 High School Graduate 5,204 51%
 Associate's degree 796 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,010 20%
 Master's degree 576 6%
 Professional school degree 318 3%
 Doctorate degree 123 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,220 75.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 775 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 941 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27127

ZIP Code 27127 is in the Carter G Woodson School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27127.

Carter G Woodson School
437 Goldfloss St
Winston-salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Carter G Woodson School District
Main Street Academy
2700 South Main St
Winston-salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Forsyth County School District
Friedberg Elementary
1131 Friedberg Church Rd
Winston-salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
Griffith Elementary
1385 West Clemmonsville Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Konnoak Elementary
3200 Renon Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Philo-Hill Magnet Academy
410 Haverhill St
Winston Salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Clemmons Middle School
3785 Fraternity Church Rd
Winston-salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Ward Elementary
3775 Fraternity Church Rd
Winston-salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Parkland High School
1600 Brewer Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forsyth County School District
Triad Academy
905 Friedberg Church Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27127
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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