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ZIP Code 27709

Primary City:Durham, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Research Triangle Park
County: Durham
Timezone: Eastern (2:49pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.90, -78.86
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27709

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27709. 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 27709. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27709, 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
Research Triangle Park, Rtp

Stats and Demographics for the 27709 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27709 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27709 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27709 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,047
Population Density 2,680 people per sq mi
Housing Units 407
Median Home Value $207,200
Land Area 0.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 397
Median Household Income $71,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 32

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


 Male 499 48%
 Female 548 52%


 White 420 40%
 Black Or African American 342 33%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 1%
 Asian 200 19%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 30 3%
 Two Or More Races 40 4%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 218 55%
 Single Guardian 48 12%
 Singles 91 23%
 Singles With Roommate 40 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 242 61%
 Households with Kids 155 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27709 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27709 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27709 real estate data, the median home value of $207,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,047 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 317 78%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 10 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 70 17%
 Households Vacant 10 2%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 70%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $71,250 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 27709 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. More commuters in 27709 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 331 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 183 31%
 No Earnings 70 12%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 331 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 183 31%
 No Earnings 70 12%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 354 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 79 18%
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 27 11%
 High School Graduate 59 24%
 Associate's degree 16 6%
 Bachelor's degree 73 29%
 Master's degree 32 13%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 42 17%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 69 58%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 42%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27709

ZIP Code 27709 is in the Research Triangle High School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27709.

Research Triangle High School
10 Park Dr
Research Triangle Pk, NC 27709
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Research Triangle High School District

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