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ZIP Code 27253

Primary City:Graham, NC (View All Cities)
County: Alamance County
Timezone: Eastern (9:12pm)
Coordinates:36.0, -79.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27253. 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 27253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27253, 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:
Graham, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27253 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 27253 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27253 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,827
Population Density 339 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,187
Median Home Value $132,000
Land Area 88.09 sq mi
Water Area 1.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,942
Median Household Income $42,297

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0461,0891,0269237468929051,0311,0651,1161,055905811648423331221158
Female1,0059901,0118958019621,0091,0151,0941,1981,0931,075957709536405363318
Total2,0512,0792,0371,8181,5471,8541,9142,0462,1592,3142,1481,9801,7681,357959736584476

Gender

 Male 14,391 48%
 Female 15,436 52%
Gender

Race

 White 21,800 73.1%
 Black Or African American 4,634 15.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 342 1.1%
 Asian 317 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 2,101 7.0%
 Two Or More Races 632 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1349401,5431,8721,6961,224778263
Renter27480074569651725614361
Total4081,7402,2882,5682,2131,480921324

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,987 50%
 Single Guardian 2,265 19%
 Singles 3,131 26%
 Singles With Roommate 559 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,821 65%
 Households with Kids 4,121 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male180213234216199202235217236223223201195184217187197168154143
Female183218193211197199193207194213189209205195186218195158138166
Total363431427427396401428424430436412410400379403405392326292309

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27253 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 27253 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27253 real estate data, the median home value of $132,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27253 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27253 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,597 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 65 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 49 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,746 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,704 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,492 26%
 Households Vacant 1,245 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 507 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Sale Only 245 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 402 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 516 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,779 52%
 3+ Bedroom 1,126 33%
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 $42,297 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27253 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27253 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 8,988 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,242 24%
 No Earnings 7,834 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 8,988 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,242 24%
 No Earnings 7,834 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,521 92.7%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 254 2.0%
 Worked at Home 646 5.2%
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 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 1,695 18.1%
 High School Graduate 4,988 53.1%
 Associate's degree 874 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,319 14.1%
 Master's degree 318 3.4%
 Professional school degree 162 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,662 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 508 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 573 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27253

ZIP Code 27253 is in the Alamance-Burlington School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27253.

Ray Street Academy
609 Ray St
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
River Mill Academy
1242 South Main St
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: River Mill Academy
Alexander Wilson Elementary
2518 Nc 54
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
B Everett Jordan Elementary
5827 Church Rd
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Graham Middle School
311 East Pine St
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
North Graham Elementary
1025 Trollinger Rd
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
South Graham Elementary
320 Ivey Rd
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Southern Middle School
771 Southern High Rd
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Graham High School
903 Trollinger Rd
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Southern High School
631 Southern High Rd
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Alamance-Burlington Middle College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Rd
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Alamance Christian School
1336 Town Branch Rd
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bible Wesleyan Christian School
106 Moores Chapel Cemetery Rd
Graham, NC 27253
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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