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ZIP Code 27406

Primary City:Greensboro, NC (View All Cities)
County: Guilford County
Timezone: Eastern (11:06pm)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -79.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27406

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27406. 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 27406. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27406, 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:
Greensboro, NC
Unacceptable:
Forest Oaks, South Greensboro, Spring Valley, Vandalia

Stats and Demographics for the 27406 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27406 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 27406 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27406 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 56,458
Population Density 813 people per sq mi
Housing Units 24,862
Median Home Value $124,100
Land Area 69.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 22,367
Median Household Income $37,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male 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
Male1,9822,0022,0351,9651,8481,7781,6521,6771,9031,8691,9491,6261,4101,051724541325236
Female1,9751,9821,8961,9212,1862,0151,9462,0462,0002,1252,1751,8831,6691,205958775568560
Total3,9573,9843,9313,8864,0343,7933,5983,7233,9033,9944,1243,5093,0792,2561,6821,316893796

Gender

 Male 26,573 47%
 Female 29,885 53%
Gender

Race

 White 18,926 33.5%
 Black Or African American 32,904 58.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 389 0.7%
 Asian 906 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 38 0.1%
 Other Race 2,021 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,274 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1651,2442,3712,9442,8881,9961,185387
Renter1,3282,4481,8831,6281,02148929595
Total1,4933,6924,2544,5723,9092,4851,480482

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,492 38%
 Single Guardian 6,103 27%
 Singles 6,394 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,378 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,574 65%
 Households with Kids 7,793 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male384429415386432393352404421411393447374410374441432375343378
Female384427390391370383405413411399354391373379404423420332342345
Total768856805777802776757817832810747838747789778864852707685723

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27406 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 27406 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 27406 real estate data, the median home value of $124,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27406 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27406 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27406 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 55,115 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 51 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 499 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 793 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,899 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,281 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,187 37%
 Households Vacant 2,495 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,283 51.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1.0%
 For Sale Only 374 15.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 98 3.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 2.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 646 25.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 187 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,380 16%
 2 Bedroom 4,220 49%
 3+ Bedroom 2,802 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 $37,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27406 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. More commuters in 27406 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 16,388 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,575 24%
 No Earnings 16,547 38%
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 16,388 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,575 24%
 No Earnings 16,547 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,288 91.5%
 Public transportation 406 1.7%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 529 2.3%
 Worked at Home 1,017 4.4%
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 2,890 17%
 High School Graduate 9,259 56%
 Associate's degree 797 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,717 16%
 Master's degree 635 4%
 Professional school degree 138 1%
 Doctorate degree 158 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,736 77.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 890 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,627 14.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27406

ZIP Code 27406 is in the Triad Math and Science Academy. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27406.

Triad Math and Science Academy
700 Creek Ridge Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Triad Math and Science Academy
Allen Middle School
1108 Glendale Dr
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Foust Elementary
2610 Floyd St
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Frazier Elementary
4215 Galway Dr
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Jones Elementary
502 South St
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Vandalia Elementary
407 East Vandalia Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Wiley Elementary
600 West Terrell St
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Alamance Elementary
3600 Williams Dairy Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Southern Guilford Middle School
5747 Drake Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Southeast Guilford Middle School
4825 Woody Mill Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Southern Guilford Elementary
5720 Drake Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Sumner Elementary
1915 Harris Dr
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Gillespie Park Elementary
1900 Martin Luther King Jr Dri
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Southeast Guilford High School
4530 Southeast School Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Guilford County School District
Southern Guilford High School
5700 Drake Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Guilford County School District
Vandalia Christian School
3919 Pleasant Garden Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Covenant Christian Day School
1414 Cliffwood Dr
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mell-Burton Structured Day School
309 Concord St Ste 201
Greensboro, NC 27406
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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