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ZIP Code 27109

Primary City:Winston Salem, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East
County: Forsyth County
Timezone: Eastern (8:25pm)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.12, -80.20
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27109

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27109. 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 27109. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27109, 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:
Winston Salem, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27109 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27109 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27109 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27109 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,539
Population Density 13,185 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 1,236 49%
 Female 1,303 51%


 White 2,130 83.9%
 Black Or African American 177 7.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 141 5.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 20 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 66 2.6%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 2,539 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 27109 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. Residents in ZIP code 27109 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 27109 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 27109 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 27109 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 23 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,823 74%
 No Earnings 624 25%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 23 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,823 74%
 No Earnings 624 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 67 11%
 Public transportation 31 5%
 Taxicab 9 2%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 392 66%
 Worked at Home 91 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6 9%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 91%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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