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ZIP Code 27703

Primary City:Durham, NC (View All Cities)
County: Durham County
Timezone: Eastern (10:59am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.94, -78.80
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27703

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27703. 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 27703. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27703, 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:
Durham, NC
Unacceptable:
East Durham

Stats and Demographics for the 27703 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27703 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 27703 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 27703 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,937
Population Density 768 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,221
Median Home Value $152,600
Land Area 54.61 sq mi
Water Area 3.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,653
Median Household Income $54,767

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8551,6161,4501,4071,2811,6361,9141,8161,4971,4061,218981796489311208137130
Female1,8131,6081,4971,3631,3271,8562,0461,9321,5471,5621,3841,230886572397338225206
Total3,6683,2242,9472,7702,6083,4923,9603,7483,0442,9682,6022,2111,6821,061708546362336

Gender

 Male 20,148 48%
 Female 21,789 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,480 32.1%
 Black Or African American 21,766 51.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 319 0.8%
 Asian 817 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 4,561 10.9%
 Two Or More Races 983 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1071,7952,4622,1771,728893461137
Renter5711,8131,3821,07864724510948
Total6783,6083,8443,2552,3751,138570185

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,559 42%
 Single Guardian 4,058 26%
 Singles 3,981 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,055 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,387 60%
 Households with Kids 6,266 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male384386363338343309294311359325286288275276309289291291227237
Female374361368322333312329323311329312259298299285279320238241230
Total758747731660676621623634670654598547573575594568611529468467

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27703 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 27703 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27703 real estate data, the median home value of $152,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27703 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27703 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27703 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,712 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 96 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,284 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,476 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,893 34%
 Households Vacant 1,568 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 692 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 1%
 For Sale Only 360 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 401 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1,163 20%
 2 Bedroom 2,289 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,475 42%
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 $54,767 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27703 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 27703 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 16,474 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,992 24%
 No Earnings 9,250 27%
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 16,474 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,992 24%
 No Earnings 9,250 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,071 92.5%
 Public transportation 450 2.1%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 400 1.8%
 Worked at Home 753 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. 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 2,816 21%
 High School Graduate 5,908 43%
 Associate's degree 793 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,808 21%
 Master's degree 931 7%
 Professional school degree 181 1%
 Doctorate degree 234 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,193 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 802 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,259 12.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27703

ZIP Code 27703 is in the Research Triangle Charter School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27703.

Research Triangle Charter
2418 Ellis Rd
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Research Triangle Charter School District
Bethesda Elementary
2009 South Miami Blvd
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Oak Grove Elementary
3810 Wake Forest Rd
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
R N Harris Elementary
1520 Cooper St
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Y E Smith Elementary
2410 East Main St
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Spring Valley Elementary
2051 Northern Durham Prky
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Southern School of Energy and Sustainabi
800 Clayton Rd
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Middle College Hs @ Dtcc
1637 Lawson St
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Southern School of Engineering
800 Clayton Rd
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Durham'S Performance Learning Center
401 North Drr St
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Holton Career and Resource Center
401 North Drr St
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Bethesda Christian Academy
1914 S Miami Blvd
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Fellowship Baptist Academy
515 Southerland St
Durham, NC 27703
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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