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: 80
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,707
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 4,545
Daytime Population: Workers 331
Daytime Population: Residents 2,180
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,511
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 4,542
Population in Familes 3,849
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 115
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $56,930
Average Household Income $77,514
Per Capita Income $30,237


Total Housing Units 1,903 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,387 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 385 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $188,010
Average Home Value $253,695


Total Households 1,772
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,278
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 0.57% 1.02%
Households 0.56% 0.96%
Families 0.37% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Efland, NC 27243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27243 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 # 460 41st
Population Density # 422 46th
Diversity Index # 329 58th
Median Household Income # 108 86th
Per Capita Income # 134 83rd

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