Pfafftown, NC 27040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pfafftown, NC 27040

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dosier, NC 27040
Seward, NC 27040
Vienna, NC 27040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 243
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,476
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Forsyth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.167, Longitude -80.376
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pfafftown, NC 27040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,381
Daytime Population: Workers 1,409
Daytime Population: Residents 6,988
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,397
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 12,379
Population in Familes 10,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 476
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $62,464
Average Household Income $80,377
Per Capita Income $31,729


Total Housing Units 5,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,188 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 699 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 331 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $189,782
Average Home Value $241,589


Total Households 4,887
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,608
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.4% 1.33%
Households 1.39% 1.28%
Families 1.25% 1.2%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Pfafftown, NC 27040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27040 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 275 65th
Population Density # 185 76th
Diversity Index # 527 33rd
Median Household Income # 79 90th
Per Capita Income # 112 86th

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