King, NC 27021 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27021: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
King, NC 27021

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 474
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,535
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 382
  • County: Stokes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.287, Longitude -80.356
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27021 has segments in 2 Counties (Forsyth, Stokes).

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King, NC 27021 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,088
Population in Households 17,849
Population in Familes 14,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 239
Population Density1 342
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 7,387
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,468 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,919 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 635 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $136,759
Average Home Value $168,864


Median Household Income $44,120
Average Household Income $57,769
Per Capita Income $23,921
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.15%
Households 0.26% -0.02%
Families 0.13% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

King, NC 27021 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27021 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 # 211 73rd
Population Density1 # 221 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 699 10th
Median Household Income # 326 58th
Per Capita Income # 293 62nd

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