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ZIP Code 27244

Primary City:Elon, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:38am)
Coordinates:36.2, -79.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27244

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27244. 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 27244. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27244, 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:
Elon, NC
Acceptable:
Elon College
Unacceptable:
Ossipee, Stonycreek

Stats and Demographics for the 27244 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27244 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 27244 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is small. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27244 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,173
Population Density 281 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,049
Median Home Value $157,300
Land Area 50.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,523
Median Household Income $47,077

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 23


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5205214419
5-9289297586
10-14351361712
15-191,0161,4082,424
20-241,4551,7293,184
25-29226195421
30-34184203387
35-39319320639
40-44348402750
45-49442443885
50-54393384777
55-59322309631
60-64288319607
65-69238293531
70-74164231395
75-79146184330
80-8497140237
85 Plus78180258

Gender

 Male 6,561 46%
 Female 7,612 54%
Gender

Race

 White 12,225 86.3%
 Black Or African American 1,340 9.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.2%
 Asian 197 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 160 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 223 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2459656715
25-34186139325
35-44527169696
45-54761130891
55-6463591726
65-7449253545
75-84313105418
85 Plus11493207

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,230 49%
 Single Guardian 535 12%
 Singles 1,047 23%
 Singles With Roommate 711 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,296 73%
 Households with Kids 1,227 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1363268
2444993
3484593
4415394
55158109
65461115
75860118
85953112
96765132
105966125
117673149
127890168
138064144
145868126
157266138
167288160
177852130
18254429683
195407731,313
204736711,144

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27244 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27244 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 27244 real estate data, the median home value of $157,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27244. Rentals in 27244 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27244 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,245 79.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 151 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,755 19.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,980 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,107 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,436 28%
 Households Vacant 526 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 168 31.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.7%
 For Sale Only 61 11.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 3.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 256 48.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 2%
 1 Bedroom 82 7%
 2 Bedroom 318 28%
 3+ Bedroom 704 62%
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 $47,077 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27244 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 27244 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 3,366 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,105 26%
 No Earnings 5,379 45%
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 3,366 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,105 26%
 No Earnings 5,379 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,498 90.2%
 Public transportation 18 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 276 5.5%
 Worked at Home 192 3.9%
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 627 19%
 High School Graduate 1,621 49%
 Associate's degree 228 7%
 Bachelor's degree 632 19%
 Master's degree 54 2%
 Professional school degree 80 2%
 Doctorate degree 44 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,824 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 184 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 211 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27244

ZIP Code 27244 is in the Alamance-Burlington School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27244.

Altamahaw Ossipee Elementary
2832 North Nc 87
Elon, NC 27244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Elon Elementary
510 East Haggard Ave
Elon, NC 27244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Western Middle School
2100 Eldon Dr
Elon, NC 27244
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
Western Alamance High School
1731 North Nc 87
Elon, NC 27244
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamance-Burlington School District
The Elon School
201 S Okelly Ave
Elon, NC 27244
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Friendship Christian School
2541 Elon Ossipee Rd
Elon College, NC 27244
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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