High Point, NC 27262 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27262: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
High Point, NC 27262

Not Acceptable, USPS
Emerywood, NC 27262

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,635
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,062
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,580
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.956, Longitude -80.041
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27262 has segments in 2 Counties (Davidson, Guilford).

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High Point, NC 27262 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,473
Population in Households 22,853
Population in Familes 17,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,620
Population Density1 1,773
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 9,832
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 5,954
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,332 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,500 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,776 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $165,092
Average Home Value $218,009


Median Household Income $41,086
Average Household Income $61,361
Per Capita Income $25,879
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.57%
Households 0.43% 0.61%
Families 0.19% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.

High Point, NC 27262 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27262 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 # 159 80th
Population Density1 # 63 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 95 88th
Median Household Income # 452 42nd
Per Capita Income # 261 67th

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