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ZIP Code 27712

Primary City:Durham, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Durham
County: Durham County
Timezone: Eastern (10:56pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.09, -78.91
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27712

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27712. 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 27712. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27712, 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:
Eno Valley
Unacceptable:
North Durham

Stats and Demographics for the 27712 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27712 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 27712 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27712 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,035
Population Density 599 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,276
Median Home Value $195,300
Land Area 33.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,868
Median Household Income $77,440

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male543652727635325370496649731754765829757511338265135114
Female529621676543282368558741770874947971863537427269230233
Total1,0721,2731,4031,1786077381,0541,3901,5011,6281,7121,8001,6201,048765534365347

Gender

 Male 9,596 48%
 Female 10,439 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,434 72.0%
 Black Or African American 3,983 19.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 0.3%
 Asian 634 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 495 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 429 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner235871,3321,7391,8421,040502143
Renter2010914814191505744
Total436961,4801,8801,9331,090559187

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,969 63%
 Single Guardian 988 13%
 Singles 1,570 20%
 Singles With Roommate 341 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,312 68%
 Households with Kids 2,556 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male112901191081411151351271341541471391441431271671331337579
Female107105110117126111119149116144134126137135124126138975854
Total219195229225267226254276250298281265281278251293271230133133

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27712 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27712 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 27712 real estate data, the median home value of $195,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27712 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27712 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27712 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,908 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 112 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,744 69%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,464 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 660 8%
 Households Vacant 408 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 11.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 163 40.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 7.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 7.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 137 33.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 2%
 1 Bedroom 13 2%
 2 Bedroom 158 22%
 3+ Bedroom 538 75%
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 $77,440 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27712 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 27712 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,559 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,343 21%
 No Earnings 5,377 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 7,559 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,343 21%
 No Earnings 5,377 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,177 92.6%
 Public transportation 48 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 35 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 103 1.0%
 Worked at Home 550 5.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 692 11%
 High School Graduate 2,519 39%
 Associate's degree 448 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,641 25%
 Master's degree 606 9%
 Professional school degree 378 6%
 Doctorate degree 169 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,464 78.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 603 13.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 365 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27712

ZIP Code 27712 is in the Durham Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27712.

Eno Valley Elementary
117 Milton Rd
Durham, NC 27712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
George L Carrington Middle School
227 Milton Rd
Durham, NC 27712
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Little River Elementary
2315 Snow Hill Rd
Durham, NC 27712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Easley Elementary
302 Lebanon Circle
Durham, NC 27712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Northern High School
117 Tom Wilkinson Rd
Durham, NC 27712
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Riverside High School
3218 Rose of Sharon Rd
Durham, NC 27712
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools

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