High Point, NC 27263 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27263: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
High Point, NC 27263

Acceptable Alternative
Archdale, NC 27263

Not Acceptable, USPS
Allen Jay, NC 27263

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,405
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,223
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 793
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.908, Longitude -79.98
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27263 has segments in 2 Counties (Guilford, Randolph).

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High Point, NC 27263 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,184
Population in Households 22,053
Population in Familes 18,201
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density1 568
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 8,756
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 5,954
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,550 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,206 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 902 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $130,709
Average Home Value $164,865


Median Household Income $39,321
Average Household Income $53,564
Per Capita Income $21,292
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.48%
Households 0.25% 0.4%
Families 0.11% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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 27263 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27263 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 # 174 78th
Population Density1 # 174 78th
Diversity Index2 # 342 57th
Median Household Income # 512 35th
Per Capita Income # 518 34th

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