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ZIP Code 27401

Post Office City:Greensboro, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Tolbert
County: Guilford County
Timezone: Eastern (6:31pm)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.07, -79.77
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27401

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 27401. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 27401 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Greensboro, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27401 is located in northern 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 27401 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27401 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Greensboro, NC population.

Population 21,932
Population Density 3,530 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,340
Median Home Value $99,600
Land Area 6.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,927
Median Household Income $26,460

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 26


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5500460960
5-9491492983
10-14502453955
15-191,6442,0283,672
20-241,9842,2804,264
25-298136961,509
30-345475651,112
35-395385671,105
40-445315481,079
45-495836131,196
50-545995811,180
55-594945381,032
60-64360455815
65-69251334585
70-74179271450
75-79125247372
80-84104235339
85 Plus93231324

Gender

 Male 10,338 47%
 Female 11,594 53%
Gender

Race

 White 4,309 19.6%
 Black Or African American 16,128 73.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 113 0.5%
 Asian 274 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 609 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 491 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24591,2271,286
25-343001,0521,352
35-444647561,220
45-546107771,387
55-646166161,232
65-74404352756
75-84343154497
85 Plus11978197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,532 19%
 Single Guardian 2,062 26%
 Singles 3,168 40%
 Singles With Roommate 1,165 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,014 76%
 Households with Kids 1,913 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
111097207
29593188
39490184
49786183
59285177
691124215
79994193
810187188
9108102210
1010992201
119793190
1210884192
139484178
1494100194
15108104212
16113107220
17135132267
185137211,234
197759641,739
206208131,433

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27401 has a slightly less than average 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 27401 were primarily built in the 1960s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 27401 real estate data, the median home value of $99,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,200 78.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 528 2.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 214 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,820 17.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 170 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,209 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 706 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,012 54%
 Households Vacant 1,413 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 851 60%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 218 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 268 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 119 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,250 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,253 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,383 28%
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 $26,460 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27401 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. Residents in ZIP code 27401 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27401 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 4,809 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,852 33%
 No Earnings 7,163 40%
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 4,809 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,852 33%
 No Earnings 7,163 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,424 79.6%
 Public transportation 606 7.5%
 Taxicab 43 0.5%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 607 7.5%
 Worked at Home 377 4.7%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 2,366 21%
 High School Graduate 5,713 50%
 Associate's degree 593 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,793 16%
 Master's degree 625 6%
 Professional school degree 126 1%
 Doctorate degree 143 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,413 87.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 130 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 222 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27401

ZIP Code 27401 is in the Guilford County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27401.

Bluford Elementary
1901 Tuscaloosa Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Hampton Elementary Univ Partnership
2301 Trade Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Peeler Open Elementary
2200 Randall Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Washington Elementary
1110 East Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Waldo C Falkener Sr Elementary
3931 Naco Road
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Otis L Hairston Sr Middle School
3911 Naco Rd
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
Lincoln Academy
1016 Lincoln Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Guilford County School District
James B Dudley High School
1200 Lincoln Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Guilford County School District
Philip J Weaver Ed Center
300 South Spring Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Guilford County School District
Gc Middle College High School
815 West Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Guilford County School District

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