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ZIP Code 27215

Primary City:Burlington, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Burlington
County: Alamance County
Timezone: Eastern (3:16am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -79.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27215. 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 27215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27215, 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:
Burlington, NC
Acceptable:
Glen Raven
Unacceptable:
Burl

Stats and Demographics for the 27215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27215 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 27215 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27215 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,807
Population Density 623 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,976
Median Home Value $152,700
Land Area 62.27 sq mi
Water Area 1.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,069
Median Household Income $43,635

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2251,2071,1851,1051,0831,0851,1071,1621,2791,2771,2861,1561,039805604564473446
Female1,1561,1211,1411,1161,2541,2281,2341,2831,3441,3891,4311,3911,280960846845782918
Total2,3812,3282,3262,2212,3372,3132,3412,4452,6232,6662,7172,5472,3191,7651,4501,4091,2551,364

Gender

 Male 18,088 47%
 Female 20,719 53%
Gender

Race

 White 29,222 75.3%
 Black Or African American 5,849 15.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 191 0.5%
 Asian 852 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 1,905 4.9%
 Two Or More Races 765 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1098141,6042,0072,1831,6111,307542
Renter7801,5131,2641,147759450513466
Total8892,3272,8683,1542,9422,0611,8201,008

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,583 44%
 Single Guardian 2,838 17%
 Singles 5,725 34%
 Singles With Roommate 923 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,280 72%
 Households with Kids 4,789 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male245247254223240259226236246210237235257246214244251214182212
Female232223249218229235210212235230244213234220244233209233197221
Total477470503441469494436448481440481448491466458477460447379433

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27215 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27215 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1950s. Looking at 27215 real estate data, the median home value of $152,700 is slightly less 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 27215. Rentals in 27215 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,504 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 206 0.5%
 Other Institutional 15 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 82 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,819 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,358 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,892 36%
 Households Vacant 1,907 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 932 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 1%
 For Sale Only 359 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 480 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 89 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,755 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,977 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,125 31%
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 $43,635 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27215 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 27215 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,026 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,923 24%
 No Earnings 11,658 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 13,026 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,923 24%
 No Earnings 11,658 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,383 95.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 29 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 169 0.9%
 Worked at Home 717 3.9%
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 1,716 13%
 High School Graduate 6,054 47%
 Associate's degree 770 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,966 23%
 Master's degree 929 7%
 Professional school degree 201 2%
 Doctorate degree 158 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,733 76.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 818 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 903 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27215

ZIP Code 27215 is in the Alamance-Burlington School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27215.

Edwin M Holt Elementary
4751 South Nc 62
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Grove Park Elementary
141 Trail One
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Harvey R Newlin Elementary
316 Carden St
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Hillcrest Elementary
1714 West Davis St
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Marvin B Smith Elementary
2235 Delaney Dr
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Turrentine Middle School
1710 Edgewood Ave
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Highland Elementary
3720 Bonnar Bridge Parkway
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Walter M Williams High School
1307 South Church St
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Blessed Sacrament School
515 Hillcrest Ave
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Burlington Christian Academy
621 E 6th St
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Childrens House Montessori
3750 Alamance Rd
Burlington, NC 27215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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