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ZIP Code 27260

Primary City:High Point, NC (View All Cities)
County: Guilford County
Timezone: Eastern (6:42am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.96, -79.99
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27260

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27260. 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 27260. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27260, 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:
High Point, NC
Unacceptable:
Deep River, Freemans Mills, Glenola, H P, High Pnt

Stats and Demographics for the 27260 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27260 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27260 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27260 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,023
Population Density 1,978 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,903
Median Home Value $83,800
Land Area 12.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,886
Median Household Income $21,528

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,036978838986831784672718704787762611557366248187142119
Female1,056937893948931818861808790868764698629457336330261312
Total2,0921,9151,7311,9341,7621,6021,5331,5261,4941,6551,5261,3091,186823584517403431

Gender

 Male 11,326 47%
 Female 12,697 53%
Gender

Race

 White 5,352 22.3%
 Black Or African American 14,584 60.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 173 0.7%
 Asian 1,486 6.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 1,738 7.2%
 Two Or More Races 677 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31204457703764541370131
Renter5461,2661,1751,114781425267111
Total5771,4701,6321,8171,545966637242

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,452 28%
 Single Guardian 3,349 38%
 Singles 2,648 30%
 Singles With Roommate 437 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,447 61%
 Households with Kids 3,439 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male220190224194205214175189195148194155171170177208214209178178
Female198223201225210169199167192187169196159182183187197180201192
Total418413425419415383374356387335363351330352360395411389379370

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27260 has a slightly higher 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 27260 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 27260 real estate data, the median home value of $83,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27260 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27260 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27260 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,183 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 315 1.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 231 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 286 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,250 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 951 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,685 52%
 Households Vacant 2,017 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 748 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 47 2%
 For Sale Only 177 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 995 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 171 3%
 1 Bedroom 794 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,280 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,026 38%
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 $21,528 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27260 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. Residents in ZIP code 27260 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27260 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,699 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,895 28%
 No Earnings 7,889 45%
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 4,699 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,895 28%
 No Earnings 7,889 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,669 88.5%
 Public transportation 438 5.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 259 3.4%
 Worked at Home 150 2.0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,095 34%
 High School Graduate 3,512 57%
 Associate's degree 187 3%
 Bachelor's degree 272 4%
 Master's degree 73 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,680 85.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 78 1.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 716 13.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27260

ZIP Code 27260 is in the Guilford County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27260.

Penn-Griffin School for the Arts
825 East Washington Dr
High Point, NC 27260
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Guilford County School District
Union Hill Elementary
3523 Triangle Lake Rd
High Point, NC 27260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Fairview Elementary
608 Fairview St
High Point, NC 27260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Oak Hill Elementary
320 Wrightenberry St
High Point, NC 27260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
His Village Academy
1209 Greensboro Rd
High Point, NC 27260
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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