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ZIP Code 27707

Primary City:Durham, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Hope Valley
County: Durham County
Timezone: Eastern (1:50am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.95, -78.95
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27707

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27707. 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 27707. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27707, 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
Acceptable:
Shannon Plaza

Stats and Demographics for the 27707 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27707 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27707 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 large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27707 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,023
Population Density 2,116 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,962
Median Home Value $211,000
Land Area 21.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,489
Median Household Income $45,831

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6651,2371,1041,5642,0162,2592,0131,5411,3511,2891,2501,170960607421319231164
Female1,6491,3081,1392,0772,4302,4991,8711,4971,3051,4521,4391,4311,167826542465370395
Total3,3142,5452,2433,6414,4464,7583,8843,0382,6562,7412,6892,6012,1271,433963784601559

Gender

 Male 21,161 47%
 Female 23,862 53%
Gender

Race

 White 18,606 41.3%
 Black Or African American 18,963 42.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 258 0.6%
 Asian 1,861 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 4,095 9.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,217 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner709291,3801,7442,0301,215787308
Renter1,5183,5751,8141,41398441522186
Total1,5884,5043,1943,1573,0141,6301,008394

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,505 35%
 Single Guardian 3,649 20%
 Singles 6,343 34%
 Singles With Roommate 1,992 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,199 71%
 Households with Kids 5,290 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male375340350280263255255221243227211234210222237237235380475388
Female332313329313246290254259259231232244209223200246281579771533
Total7076536795935095455094805024584434784194454374835169591,246921

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27707 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 27707 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 27707 real estate data, the median home value of $211,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27707 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27707 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27707 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 42,583 94.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,134 4.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 293 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,462 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,001 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,026 48%
 Households Vacant 2,473 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,452 58.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 43 1.7%
 For Sale Only 295 11.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 58 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 111 4.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 513 20.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 145 1%
 1 Bedroom 2,866 28%
 2 Bedroom 5,221 50%
 3+ Bedroom 2,150 21%
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 $45,831 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27707 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 27707 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 14,844 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,697 34%
 No Earnings 10,208 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 14,844 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,697 34%
 No Earnings 10,208 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,618 85.1%
 Public transportation 1,032 4.5%
 Taxicab 70 0.3%
 Motorcycle 81 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,179 5.1%
 Worked at Home 1,069 4.6%
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 2,589 18%
 High School Graduate 4,515 32%
 Associate's degree 943 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,994 21%
 Master's degree 1,682 12%
 Professional school degree 883 6%
 Doctorate degree 648 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,002 67.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,336 18.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,038 14.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27707

ZIP Code 27707 is in the Durham Public Schools. There are 24 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27707.

James E Shepard Middle School
2401 Dakota St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Lakewood Elementary
2520 Vesson Ave
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Fayetteville Street Elementary
2905 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Sherwood Githens Middle School
4800 Chapel Hill Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Morehead Montessori
909 Cobb St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Rogers-Herr Middle School
911 Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
C C Spaulding Elementary
1531 South Roxboro Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
W G Pearson Elementary
3501 Fayettville St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Hope Valley Elementary
3005 Dixon Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Creekside Elementary
5321 Ephesus Church Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Lakewood Montessori Middle School
2119 Chapel Hill Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Hillside High School
3727 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
C E Jordan High School
6806 Garrett Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
J D Clement Early College High School
1801 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Hillside New Tech High School
3727 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Cresset Christian Academy
3707 Garrett Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Camelot Academy
809 Proctor St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Montessori Community School
4512 Pope Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Assembly Christian Academy
3120 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Quality Education Institute of Durham
800 Elmira Ave
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Five Oaks Seventh-Day Adventist Christian School
4124 Farrington Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Sya Academy II
3102 Cedarwood Dr
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mount Zion Christian Academy
3519 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Montessori Children'S House of Durham
2400 University Dr
Durham, NC 27707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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