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ZIP Code 27243

Primary City:Efland, NC (View All Cities)
County: Orange County
Timezone: Eastern (6:55am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -79.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27243. 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 27243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27243, 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:
Efland, NC
Unacceptable:
Buckhorn

Stats and Demographics for the 27243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27243 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 27243 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27243 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,337
Population Density 109 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,837
Median Home Value $186,700
Land Area 39.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,703
Median Household Income $64,841

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male115160161132929710815817419819417015410551382915
Female122147159125771131181801781861892041339370412724
Total237307320257169210226338352384383374287198121795639

Gender

 Male 2,151 50%
 Female 2,186 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,607 83.2%
 Black Or African American 559 12.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.4%
 Asian 21 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.2%
 Other Race 76 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 48 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner101402873813591748325
Renter13505950312399
Total231903464313901979234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,019 60%
 Single Guardian 243 14%
 Singles 359 21%
 Singles With Roommate 82 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,134 67%
 Households with Kids 569 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2515193329273731362932383131302528262323
Female3121232728362422373134293926283625241220
Total5636426057636153736066677057586153503543

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27243 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27243 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27243 real estate data, the median home value of $186,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27243 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,329 99.8%
 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 8 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,088 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 371 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 244 13%
 Households Vacant 134 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 23 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 62 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 39 20%
 2 Bedroom 40 20%
 3+ Bedroom 117 60%
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 $64,841 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27243 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 27243 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,694 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 748 23%
 No Earnings 834 25%
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 1,694 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 748 23%
 No Earnings 834 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,987 92.6%
 Public transportation 27 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 122 5.7%
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 160 12.6%
 High School Graduate 548 43.3%
 Associate's degree 102 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 256 20.2%
 Master's degree 154 12.2%
 Professional school degree 6 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 41 3.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 681 70.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 218 22.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 74 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27243

ZIP Code 27243 is in the Orange County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27243.

Efland Cheeks Elementary
4401 Fuller Rd
Efland, NC 27243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Orange County School District
Gravelly Hill Middle School
4819 West Ten Rd
Efland, NC 27243
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Orange County School District

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