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ZIP Code 27705

Primary City:Durham, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Orange County Courtesy Review Area
County: Durham County
Timezone: Eastern (11:17am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.03, -78.98
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27705

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27705. 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 27705. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27705, 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 27705 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27705 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 27705 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27705 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 46,282
Population Density 1,055 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,402
Median Home Value $213,100
Land Area 43.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,836
Median Household Income $46,597

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4581,1101,0262,2643,4082,1191,8271,4491,1881,2351,2351,2021,017606463371329390
Female1,2961,0049122,1313,4022,1751,6721,2821,2161,3471,3651,4211,096730527523613873
Total2,7542,1141,9384,3956,8104,2943,4992,7312,4042,5822,6002,6232,1131,3369908949421,263

Gender

 Male 22,697 49%
 Female 23,585 51%
Gender

Race

 White 28,368 61.3%
 Black Or African American 8,870 19.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 253 0.5%
 Asian 3,923 8.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 3,720 8.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,123 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner958901,3911,9762,0391,105786309
Renter2,0973,3021,5451,144850375444488
Total2,1924,1922,9363,1202,8891,4801,230797

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,761 36%
 Single Guardian 2,695 14%
 Singles 6,881 37%
 Singles With Roommate 2,499 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,197 75%
 Households with Kids 4,639 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2912872842902322322311882272192002132131812132072145341,096924
Female270266254231198214211203178182182180182186190202213562964929
Total5615535385214304464423914054013823933953674034094271,0962,0601,853

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27705 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 27705 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 27705 real estate data, the median home value of $213,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27705 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27705 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27705 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,804 88.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 211 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 572 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 4,608 10.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 87 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,224 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,367 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,245 50%
 Households Vacant 1,566 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,003 64%
 Rented & Unoccupied 43 3%
 For Sale Only 176 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 220 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 262 3%
 1 Bedroom 3,547 35%
 2 Bedroom 4,813 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,499 15%
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 $46,597 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27705 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 27705 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27705 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 14,412 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,151 32%
 No Earnings 13,534 33%
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 14,412 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,151 32%
 No Earnings 13,534 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,780 79.5%
 Public transportation 799 3.6%
 Taxicab 45 0.2%
 Motorcycle 37 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,478 11.1%
 Worked at Home 1,212 5.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 2,247 16%
 High School Graduate 4,740 33%
 Associate's degree 469 3%
 Bachelor's degree 3,395 23%
 Master's degree 1,580 11%
 Professional school degree 740 5%
 Doctorate degree 1,276 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,823 70.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,287 18.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 707 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27705

ZIP Code 27705 is in the Maureen Joy Charter School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27705.

Maureen Joy Charter School
1955 West Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Maureen Joy Charter School District
Hillandale Elementary
2730 Hillandale Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Forest View Elementary
3007 Mount Sinai Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
E K Powe Elementary
913 9th St
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Carolina Friends School
4809 Friends School Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Duke School
3716 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Liberty Christian School
3864 Guess Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Hill Center
3200 Pickett Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Tabernacle of Life Christian School
2400 Sovereign St
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Durham Academy
3501 Ridge Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Triangle Day School
4911 Neal Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lerner Jewish Community Day School
1935 W Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill
4011 Pickett Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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