Eagle Springs, NC 27242 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27242: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Eagle Springs, NC 27242

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 584
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Moore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.331, Longitude -79.629
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Eagle Springs, NC 27242 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,135
Daytime Population: Workers 289
Daytime Population: Residents 1,207
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,496
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 2,127
Population in Familes 1,825
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $38,866
Average Household Income $53,000
Per Capita Income $20,771


Total Housing Units 1,028 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 637 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $158,735
Average Home Value $222,410


Total Households 833
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 605
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 1.02% 1.13%
Households 1.22% 1.26%
Families 1.07% 1.19%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Eagle Springs, NC 27242 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27242 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 # 602 23rd
Population Density # 655 16th
Diversity Index # 145 81st
Median Household Income # 529 32nd
Per Capita Income # 552 30th

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