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ZIP Code 27704

Post Office City:Durham, NC (View All Cities)
County: Durham County
Timezone: Eastern (2:24pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -78.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27704

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 27704. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 27704 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:
Durham, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27704 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27704 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27704 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 slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27704 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,517
Population Density 856 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,504
Median Home Value $141,300
Land Area 40.31 sq mi
Water Area 5.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,216
Median Household Income $41,091

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,4851,3832,868
5-91,3161,3222,638
10-141,2871,1872,474
15-191,2251,1712,396
20-241,0821,1702,252
25-291,2511,4462,697
30-341,3031,5072,810
35-391,2041,4812,685
40-441,0311,2782,309
45-491,0351,1952,230
50-549431,2122,155
55-597861,0571,843
60-647149081,622
65-694686211,089
70-74294453747
75-79213411624
80-84170375545
85 Plus120413533

Gender

 Male 15,927 46%
 Female 18,590 54%
Gender

Race

 White 10,657 30.9%
 Black Or African American 18,309 53.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.4%
 Asian 483 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 58 0.2%
 Other Race 3,918 11.4%
 Two Or More Races 964 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2488521609
25-341,1101,5742,684
35-441,6071,2252,832
45-541,6031,0332,636
55-641,4037692,172
65-748743391,213
75-84537225762
85 Plus184124308

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,736 36%
 Single Guardian 3,800 29%
 Singles 3,846 29%
 Singles With Roommate 834 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,192 62%
 Households with Kids 5,024 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1314317631
2298274572
3292288580
4272263535
5270270540
6250274524
7244268512
8263264527
9289246535
10291249540
11285241526
12237240477
13221223444
14253234487
15254227481
16256255511
17273268541
18231232463
19211189400
20238220458

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27704 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27704 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 27704 real estate data, the median home value of $141,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27704 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27704 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27704 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,075 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 312 0.9%
 Other Institutional 11 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 84 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,058 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,348 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,810 40%
 Households Vacant 1,288 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 677 52.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.8%
 For Sale Only 259 20.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 2.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 270 21.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 107 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,198 19%
 2 Bedroom 2,739 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,265 36%
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 $41,091 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27704 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27704 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see Durham, NC unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,181 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,252 21%
 No Earnings 8,734 35%
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 11,181 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,252 21%
 No Earnings 8,734 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,377 91.9%
 Public transportation 395 2.7%
 Taxicab 51 0.4%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 344 2.4%
 Worked at Home 385 2.6%
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. 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 3,558 17%
 High School Graduate 10,878 51%
 Associate's degree 1,524 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,673 17%
 Master's degree 1,120 5%
 Professional school degree 205 1%
 Doctorate degree 367 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,771 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 695 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,027 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27704

ZIP Code 27704 is in the following school districts: Voyager Academy, Durham Public Schools, Excelsior Classical Academy, and Private. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27704.

Voyager Academy
101 Hock Parc
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Voyager Academy
The School for Creative Studies
5001 Red Mill Rd
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Durham Public Schools
Lakeview School
3507 Dearborn Drive
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Durham Public Schools
Excelsior Classical Academy
4100 N Roxboro Street
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Excelsior Classical Academy
Brogden Middle School
1001 Leon Street
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Club Boulevard Elementary
400 W Club Boulevard
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Glenn Elementary
2415 E Geer Street
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Holt Elementary
4019 Holt School Road
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Merrick-Moore Elementary
2325 Cheek Road
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Neal Middle School
201 Baptist Road
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Sandy Ridge Elementary
1417 Old Oxford Highway
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
Lucas Middle School
923 Snow Hill Road
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durham Public Schools
City of Medicine Academy
301 Crutchfield Road
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durham Public Schools
Montessori Farm School
2400 Broad St
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gorman Christian Academy & Early Learning Center
3311 E Geer St
Durham, NC 27704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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