Denton, NC 27239 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 27239: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Denton, NC 27239

Not Acceptable, USPS
Handy, NC 27239
Healing Springs, NC 27239
High Rock, NC 27239
Jacksons Creek, NC 27239
New Hope Academy, NC 27239
Newsom, NC 27239

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 306
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,421
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Davidson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.618, Longitude -80.111
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27239 has segments in 2 Counties (Davidson, Randolph).

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Denton, NC 27239 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,363
Population in Households 9,302
Population in Familes 7,806
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 3,747
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,680
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,814 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 933 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 686 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $126,273
Average Home Value $187,189


Median Household Income $40,988
Average Household Income $54,311
Per Capita Income $21,901
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.55%
Households 0.4% 0.43%
Families 0.27% 0.35%
Median Household Income   -0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
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.

Denton, NC 27239 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27239 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 # 321 59th
Population Density1 # 570 27th
Diversity Index2 # 750 3rd
Median Household Income # 412 47th
Per Capita Income # 411 47th

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