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, 2017)


Total Population 3,608
Population in Households 3,599
Population in Familes 3,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 1,320
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 930
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 959 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 251 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $145,225
Average Home Value $207,664


Median Household Income $40,676
Average Household Income $52,846
Per Capita Income $19,386
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.33% 0.87%
Households 1.61% 1.13%
Families 1.43% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   3.12%
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 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 # 489 38th
Population Density1 # 628 20th
Diversity Index2 # 54 93rd
Median Household Income # 471 40th
Per Capita Income # 641 18th

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