Haw River, NC 27258 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27258: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Haw River, NC 27258

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 164
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,433
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Alamance County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.062, Longitude -79.34
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Haw River, NC 27258 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,153
Population in Households 6,101
Population in Familes 5,096
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 337
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 2,423
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,710
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,802 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 621 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $145,181
Average Home Value $179,370


Median Household Income $42,559
Average Household Income $57,051
Per Capita Income $22,679
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.12% 1.51%
Households 1.0% 1.51%
Families 0.89% 1.45%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Haw River, NC 27258 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27258 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 # 408 47th
Population Density1 # 224 71st
Diversity Index2 # 141 82nd
Median Household Income # 368 53rd
Per Capita Income # 361 54th

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