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, 2017)


Total Population 50,566
Population in Households 50,189
Population in Familes 40,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 377
Population Density1 1,197
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 20,592
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 13,530
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,423 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,169 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,162 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $186,328
Average Home Value $220,556


Median Household Income $58,015
Average Household Income $77,323
Per Capita Income $31,678
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.54% 1.33%
Households 1.42% 1.26%
Families 1.26% 1.14%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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 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 # 28 97th
Population Density1 # 93 88th
Diversity Index2 # 242 69th
Median Household Income # 100 87th
Per Capita Income # 113 86th

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