Efland, NC 27243 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Efland, NC 27243

Not Acceptable, USPS
Buckhorn, NC 27243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 79
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,676
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.069, Longitude -79.204
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Efland, NC 27243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,540
Population in Households 4,537
Population in Familes 3,847
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 109
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 1,764
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,273
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,391 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 373 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $185,589
Average Home Value $249,155


Median Household Income $54,240
Average Household Income $73,978
Per Capita Income $28,761
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 1.3%
Households 0.58% 1.2%
Families 0.41% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Efland, NC 27243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27243 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 # 461 41st
Population Density1 # 430 45th
Diversity Index2 # 341 56th
Median Household Income # 125 84th
Per Capita Income # 131 83rd

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