High Point, NC 27265 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27265: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
High Point, NC 27265

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 916
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,286
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,823
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.012, Longitude -80.001
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27265 has segments in 3 Counties (Davidson, Forsyth, Guilford).

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High Point, NC 27265 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 50,307
Population in Households 49,726
Population in Familes 40,498
Population in Group Qrtrs 581
Population Density1 1,201
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 20,340
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 13,383
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,330 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,010 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,179 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $182,487
Average Home Value $215,968


Median Household Income $56,327
Average Household Income $74,265
Per Capita Income $30,320
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.31% 1.21%
Households 1.2% 1.15%
Families 1.06% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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 27265 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27265 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 # 27 97th
Population Density1 # 90 89th
Diversity Index2 # 244 69th
Median Household Income # 100 87th
Per Capita Income # 104 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.