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ZIP Code 27344

Primary City:Siler City, NC (View All Cities)
County: Chatham County
Timezone: Eastern (6:16pm)
Coordinates:35.7, -79.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27344

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27344. 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 27344. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27344, 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:
Siler City, NC
Unacceptable:
Silk Hope

Stats and Demographics for the 27344 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27344 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 27344 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27344 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,022
Population Density 109 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,344
Median Home Value $118,400
Land Area 165.85 sq mi
Water Area 1.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,525
Median Household Income $37,797

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male72570262564759357655859363058758250644838523419415896
Female711678563609527568546645601651597535522391293275226245
Total1,4361,3801,1881,2561,1201,1441,1041,2381,2311,2381,1791,041970776527469384341

Gender

 Male 8,839 49%
 Female 9,183 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,036 61.2%
 Black Or African American 2,972 16.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 192 1.1%
 Asian 79 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 3,261 18.1%
 Two Or More Races 466 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner734188181,011938660469155
Renter1865074413462431319039
Total2599251,2591,3571,181791559194

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,332 51%
 Single Guardian 1,352 21%
 Singles 1,529 23%
 Singles With Roommate 312 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,076 62%
 Households with Kids 2,449 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male139149148160144122169142125128123128123123145119131134118100
Female168137155140150144131126127119101106117120109139122129110114
Total307286303300294266300268252247224234240243254258253263228214

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27344 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 27344 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 27344 real estate data, the median home value of $118,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27344 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27344 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27344 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,789 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 185 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,744 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,798 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,983 27%
 Households Vacant 819 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 181 22.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.0%
 For Sale Only 131 16.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 6.1%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 417 50.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 273 16%
 2 Bedroom 633 36%
 3+ Bedroom 831 48%
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 $37,797 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27344 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 27344 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,306 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,007 28%
 No Earnings 4,876 34%
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 5,306 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,007 28%
 No Earnings 4,876 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,290 91.8%
 Public transportation 28 0.4%
 Taxicab 165 2.1%
 Motorcycle 17 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 164 2.1%
 Worked at Home 280 3.5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,610 28%
 High School Graduate 3,092 53%
 Associate's degree 282 5%
 Bachelor's degree 378 7%
 Master's degree 312 5%
 Professional school degree 60 1%
 Doctorate degree 50 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,337 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 228 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 480 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27344

ZIP Code 27344 is in the Chatham Charter School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27344.

Chatham Charter
2200 Hamp Stone Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chatham Charter School District
Chatham Middle School
2025 South 2nd Ave Ext
Siler City, NC 27344
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chatham County School District
Siler City Elementary
671 Ellington Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chatham County School District
Silk Hope Elementary
7945 Silk Hope/gum Springs Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chatham County School District
Virginia Cross Elementary
234 Cross School Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chatham County School District
Jordan Matthews High School
910 East Cardinal St
Siler City, NC 27344
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chatham County School District
Sage Academy
501 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Siler City, NC 27344
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chatham County School District
Auldern Academy
990 Glovers Grove Church Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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