Ararat, NC 27007 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27007: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ararat, NC 27007

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ash Hill, NC 27007

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • Single Family Addresses: 816
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Surry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.383, Longitude -80.602
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Ararat, NC 27007 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,151
Population in Households 2,150
Population in Familes 1,881
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 837
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 632
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 916 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 667 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $140,044
Average Home Value $198,201


Median Household Income $42,586
Average Household Income $55,030
Per Capita Income $21,421
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.05%
Households 0.27% 0.14%
Families 0.15% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ararat, NC 27007 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27007 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 593 24th
Population Density1 # 457 41st
Diversity Index2 # 644 17th
Median Household Income # 367 53rd
Per Capita Income # 444 43rd

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