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ZIP Code 27312

Primary City:Pittsboro, NC (View All Cities)
County: Chatham County
Timezone: Eastern (5:09pm)
Coordinates:35.8, -79.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27312

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27312. 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 27312. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27312, 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:
Pittsboro, NC
Acceptable:
Fearrington, Fearrington Village

Stats and Demographics for the 27312 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27312 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 27312 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27312 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,306
Population Density 108 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,666
Median Home Value $247,800
Land Area 169.91 sq mi
Water Area 6.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,941
Median Household Income $62,474

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male475518493458290324445604654679733697633501399326259177
Female470488449390294352500625660732809803778596481460377377
Total9451,0069428485846769451,2291,3141,4111,5421,5001,4111,097880786636554

Gender

 Male 8,665 47%
 Female 9,641 53%
Gender

Race

 White 14,930 81.6%
 Black Or African American 2,502 13.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.2%
 Asian 203 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 358 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 266 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner264521,0721,3771,4871,071707199
Renter70264272303212122185122
Total967161,3441,6801,6991,193892321

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,394 55%
 Single Guardian 894 11%
 Singles 2,233 28%
 Singles With Roommate 420 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,961 75%
 Households with Kids 1,980 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8794101111114110114849693951059011099781101036856
Female8793107949385889512795104897388949291565757
Total174187208205207195202179223188199194163198193170201159125113

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27312 has a small 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 27312 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 27312 real estate data, the median home value of $247,800 is high 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 27312. Rentals in 27312 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27312 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,884 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 47 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 334 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 41 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,367 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,024 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,550 18%
 Households Vacant 725 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 126 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 153 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 100 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 287 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 3%
 1 Bedroom 181 13%
 2 Bedroom 525 38%
 3+ Bedroom 639 46%
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 $62,474 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27312 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. However, that is not the case in 27312. 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 5,508 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,990 26%
 No Earnings 6,044 39%
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 5,508 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,990 26%
 No Earnings 6,044 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,917 85.7%
 Public transportation 103 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 345 4.3%
 Worked at Home 688 8.5%
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 725 11%
 High School Graduate 2,513 39%
 Associate's degree 301 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,672 26%
 Master's degree 700 11%
 Professional school degree 315 5%
 Doctorate degree 287 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,187 77.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 449 16.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 174 6.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27312

ZIP Code 27312 is in the Chatham County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27312.

Horton Middle School
79 Horton Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chatham County School District
Pittsboro Elementary
375 Pittsboro School Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chatham County School District
Perry W Harrison Elementary
2655 Hamlet Chapel Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chatham County School District
Northwood High School
310 Northwood High School Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chatham County School District
Haw River Christian Academy
29a Rock Springs Church Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pittsboro Montessori School
886 Hamlet Chapel Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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