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ZIP Code 27231

Primary City:Cedar Grove, NC (View All Cities)
County: Orange County
Timezone: Eastern (10:51pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.20, -79.17
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27231. 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 27231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27231, 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:
Cedar Grove, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27231 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 27231 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27231 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,148
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 962
Median Home Value $167,900
Land Area 36.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 851
Median Household Income $39,712

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
Male48556681614549666810579103866738221211
Female4157677458364961849711390826139262823
Total89112133155119819812715220219219316812877484034

Gender

 Male 1,062 49%
 Female 1,086 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,417 66.0%
 Black Or African American 595 27.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.8%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 69 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 46 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7331001781711075325
Renter17304229311783
Total24631422072021246128

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 454 53%
 Single Guardian 166 20%
 Singles 184 22%
 Singles With Roommate 47 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 597 70%
 Households with Kids 254 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male612710191161188187181514192113148
Female6118813199106181112215161413191223
Total1223151832301521142629193920303334322631

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27231 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27231 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 27231 real estate data, the median home value of $167,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27231 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27231 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,142 99.7%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 442 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 232 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 177 18%
 Households Vacant 111 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 8%
 For Migrant Workers 5 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 4%
 1 Bedroom 3 3%
 2 Bedroom 25 24%
 3+ Bedroom 73 70%
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 $39,712 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27231 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 27231 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 27231. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 526 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 379 26%
 No Earnings 540 37%
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 526 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 379 26%
 No Earnings 540 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 638 83.2%
 Public transportation 1 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 0.1%
 Worked at Home 127 16.6%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 180 27.9%
 High School Graduate 306 47.4%
 Associate's degree 29 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 97 15.0%
 Master's degree 31 4.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 245 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 14.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 5.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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