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ZIP Code 27704

Primary City:Durham, NC (View All Cities)
County: Durham County
Timezone: Eastern (5:17pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -78.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27704

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27704. 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 27704. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27704, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 27704 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27704 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 27704 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27704 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,517
Population Density 856 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,504
Median Home Value $141,300
Land Area 40.31 sq mi
Water Area 5.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,216
Median Household Income $41,091

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4851,3161,2871,2251,0821,2511,3031,2041,0311,035943786714468294213170120
Female1,3831,3221,1871,1711,1701,4461,5071,4811,2781,1951,2121,057908621453411375413
Total2,8682,6382,4742,3962,2522,6972,8102,6852,3092,2302,1551,8431,6221,089747624545533

Gender

 Male 15,927 46%
 Female 18,590 54%
Gender

Race

 White 10,657 30.9%
 Black Or African American 18,309 53.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.4%
 Asian 483 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 58 0.2%
 Other Race 3,918 11.4%
 Two Or More Races 964 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner881,1101,6071,6031,403874537184
Renter5211,5741,2251,033769339225124
Total6092,6842,8322,6362,1721,213762308

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,736 36%
 Single Guardian 3,800 29%
 Singles 3,846 29%
 Singles With Roommate 834 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,192 62%
 Households with Kids 5,024 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male314298292272270250244263289291285237221253254256273231211238
Female317274288263270274268264246249241240223234227255268232189220
Total631572580535540524512527535540526477444487481511541463400458

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27704 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 27704 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 27704 real estate data, the median home value of $141,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27704 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27704 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27704 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,075 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 312 0.9%
 Other Institutional 11 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 84 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,058 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,348 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,810 40%
 Households Vacant 1,288 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 677 52.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.8%
 For Sale Only 259 20.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 2.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 270 21.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 107 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,198 19%
 2 Bedroom 2,739 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,265 36%
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 $41,091 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27704 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 27704 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,181 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,252 21%
 No Earnings 8,734 35%
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 11,181 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,252 21%
 No Earnings 8,734 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,377 91.9%
 Public transportation 395 2.7%
 Taxicab 51 0.4%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 344 2.4%
 Worked at Home 385 2.6%
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 1,722 19%
 High School Graduate 4,231 48%
 Associate's degree 602 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,563 18%
 Master's degree 406 5%
 Professional school degree 127 1%
 Doctorate degree 226 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,771 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 695 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,027 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27704

ZIP Code 27704 is in the Voyager Academy. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27704.

Voyager Academy
101 Hock Parc
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Voyager Academy
Lakeview School
3507 Dearborn Dr
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Durham Public Schools
The Wright School
3132 North Roxboro St
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nc Health and Human Services School District
Carter Community Charter
4100 North Roxboro St
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carter Community Charter School District
Brogden Middle School
1001 Leon St
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Club Boulevard Elementary
400 West Club Blvd
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Glenn Elementary
2415 East Geer St
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Holt Elementary
4019 Holt School Rd
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Merrick-Moore Elementary
2325 Cheek Rd
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Neal Middle School
201 Baptist Rd
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Sandy Ridge Elementary
1417 Old Oxford Hwy
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Lucas Middle School
923 Snow Hill Rd
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Chewning Middle School
5001 Red Mill Rd
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
City of Medicine Academy
301 Crutchfield Rd
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Gorman Christian Academy & Early Learning Center
3311 E Geer St
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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