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ZIP Code 27217

Primary City:Burlington, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Burlington
County: Alamance County
Timezone: Eastern (1:04am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -79.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27217

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27217. 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 27217. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27217, 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:
Green Level

Stats and Demographics for the 27217 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27217 is located in north North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 27217 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27217 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,954
Population Density 300 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,633
Median Home Value $105,400
Land Area 123.17 sq mi
Water Area 3.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,874
Median Household Income $32,980

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3901,3241,3381,2481,1109751,1061,1511,3211,3831,3011,065930737508407268182
Female1,3141,3331,2911,2651,1041,1261,1861,3161,3281,3651,3081,1631,068855632582489485
Total2,7042,6572,6292,5132,2142,1012,2922,4672,6492,7482,6092,2281,9981,5921,140989757667

Gender

 Male 17,744 48%
 Female 19,210 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,137 51.8%
 Black Or African American 12,409 33.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 313 0.8%
 Asian 264 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 3,950 10.7%
 Two Or More Races 866 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1329581,6461,9861,8041,351943279
Renter4199861,026949656398240101
Total5511,9442,6722,9352,4601,7491,183380

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,091 44%
 Single Guardian 3,548 26%
 Singles 3,607 26%
 Singles With Roommate 628 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,837 64%
 Households with Kids 5,037 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male281288283254283244256274267310250281240257245263269240231248
Female242260278280261278259253282272272259258230272285249240219244
Total523548561534544522515527549582522540498487517548518480450492

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27217 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27217 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Looking at 27217 real estate data, the median home value of $105,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27217 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27217 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27217 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,207 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 321 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 414 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,930 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,169 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,775 31%
 Households Vacant 1,759 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 572 32.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1.0%
 For Sale Only 292 16.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 3.1%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 783 44.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 646 13.3%
 2 Bedroom 2,371 48.8%
 3+ Bedroom 1,830 37.6%
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 $32,980 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27217 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27217 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27217 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 9,928 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,502 24%
 No Earnings 10,697 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 9,928 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,502 24%
 No Earnings 10,697 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,771 94.8%
 Public transportation 137 0.9%
 Taxicab 43 0.3%
 Motorcycle 4 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 343 2.4%
 Worked at Home 235 1.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,764 26.5%
 High School Graduate 5,700 54.7%
 Associate's degree 941 9.0%
 Bachelor's degree 699 6.7%
 Master's degree 252 2.4%
 Professional school degree 20 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 37 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,805 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 324 4.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 866 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27217

ZIP Code 27217 is in the Clover Garden School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27217.

Clover Garden
2454 Altamhaw Union Ridge Rd
Burlington, NC 27217
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Clover Garden School District
Pleasant Grove Elementary
2847 Pleasant Grv Sch Rd
Burlington, NC 27217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Broadview Middle School
2229 Broadview Dr
Burlington, NC 27217
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Eastlawn Elementary
502 North Graham Hopedale Rd
Burlington, NC 27217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
R Homer Andrews Elementary
2630 Buckingham Rd
Burlington, NC 27217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Hugh M Cummings High School
2200 North Mebane St
Burlington, NC 27217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Career Technical Education Center
2618 North Church St
Burlington, NC 27217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District

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