Jackson Springs, NC 27281 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27281: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jackson Springs, NC 27281

Acceptable Alternative
Foxfire Village, NC 27281
Foxfire Vlg, NC 27281
Jackson Spgs, NC 27281

Not Acceptable, USPS
Foxfire, NC 27281
Marcus, NC 27281
Wind Blow, NC 27281

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,071
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Moore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.22, Longitude -79.611
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27281 has segments in 2 Counties (Montgomery, Moore).

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Jackson Springs, NC 27281 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,979
Population in Households 3,967
Population in Familes 3,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 1,494
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,062
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,099 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 395 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $159,107
Average Home Value $217,539


Median Household Income $39,779
Average Household Income $50,377
Per Capita Income $18,985
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.46% 1.14%
Households 1.89% 1.44%
Families 1.82% 1.36%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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.

Jackson Springs, NC 27281 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27281 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 # 476 39th
Population Density1 # 593 24th
Diversity Index2 # 66 92nd
Median Household Income # 455 42nd
Per Capita Income # 619 20th

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