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ZIP Code 27284

Primary City:Kernersville, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (4:50pm)
Coordinates:36.1, -80.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27284

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27284. 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 27284. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27284, 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:
Kernersville, NC
Unacceptable:
Guthrie, Matthewstown, Talleys Crossing, Union Cross

Stats and Demographics for the 27284 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27284 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 27284 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27284 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 51,136
Population Density 640 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,239
Median Home Value $165,200
Land Area 79.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,713
Median Household Income $56,602

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6001,7521,8791,5801,1781,3511,5131,8212,0542,0481,9161,6471,4701,059751508335179
Female1,5151,7871,7191,5751,3381,4761,6201,9771,9952,2152,0811,8051,6541,207854692538447
Total3,1153,5393,5983,1552,5162,8273,1333,7984,0494,2633,9973,4523,1242,2661,6051,200873626

Gender

 Male 24,641 48%
 Female 26,495 52%
Gender

Race

 White 41,986 82.1%
 Black Or African American 5,098 10.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 198 0.4%
 Asian 819 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 2,020 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,002 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1421,5183,0823,6883,2322,0311,130280
Renter5241,3651,1861,021626404307177
Total6662,8834,2684,7093,8582,4351,437457

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11,546 56%
 Single Guardian 3,014 15%
 Singles 5,200 25%
 Singles With Roommate 953 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,709 66%
 Households with Kids 7,004 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male311336337360341350329370362366402368383360347320345325243226
Female311312301329340379355359354381346347307338348348344288247249
Total622648638689681729684729716747748715690698695668689613490475

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27284 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27284 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27284 real estate data, the median home value of $165,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27284. Rentals in 27284 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27284 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 51,041 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 86 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 11,409 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,694 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,610 25%
 Households Vacant 1,526 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 678 44.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 1.6%
 For Sale Only 352 23.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 3.6%
 For Migrant Workers 6 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 370 24.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 246 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,016 18%
 2 Bedroom 2,823 51%
 3+ Bedroom 1,472 26%
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 $56,602 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27284 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. 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 27284 can expect to fall in that range. 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 18,976 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,347 23%
 No Earnings 12,420 30%
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 18,976 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,347 23%
 No Earnings 12,420 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 24,372 94.7%
 Public transportation 63 0.2%
 Taxicab 17 0.1%
 Motorcycle 29 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 358 1.4%
 Worked at Home 906 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,572 9%
 High School Graduate 8,720 52%
 Associate's degree 1,148 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,913 23%
 Master's degree 1,080 6%
 Professional school degree 186 1%
 Doctorate degree 144 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,343 78.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,230 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,130 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27284

ZIP Code 27284 is in the Forsyth County School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27284.

Cash Elementary
4700 Old Hollow Rd
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Kernersville Elementary
512 West Mountain St
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Sedge Garden Elementary
475 Sedge Garden Rd
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Union Cross Elementary
4300 High Point Rd
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Piney Grove Elementary
1500 Piney Grove Rd
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Kernersville Middle School
110 Brown Rd
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Southeast Middle School
1200 Old Salem Rd
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
East Forsyth Middle School
810 Bagley Dr
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Caleb'S Creek Elementary
1109 Salem Crossing Rd
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Flat Rock Middle School
4648 Ebert Rd
Winston-salem, NC 27284
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Kimmel Farm Elementary
4672 Ebert Rd
Winston-salem, NC 27284
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
East Forsyth High School
2500 West Mountain St
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forsyth County School District
R B Glenn High School
1600 Union Cross Rd
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forsyth County School District
Bishop MC Guinness High School
1725 Nc Highway 66 S
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
First Christian Academy
1130 N Main St
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Triad Baptist Christian Academy
1175 S Main St
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Brookside Montessori School
736 Piney Grove Rd
Kernersville, NC 27284
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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