Eden, NC 27288 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27288: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Eden, NC 27288

Not Acceptable, USPS
Boulevard, NC 27288
Draper, NC 27288
Leaksville, NC 27288
Meadow Summit, NC 27288
New Leaksville, NC 27288
Spray, NC 27288

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 694
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,862
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 476
  • County: Rockingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.484, Longitude -79.791
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Eden, NC 27288 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,916
Population in Households 23,610
Population in Familes 18,787
Population in Group Qrtrs 306
Population Density1 342
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 10,156
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 6,517
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,878 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,228 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,928 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,722 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $89,432
Average Home Value $119,946


Median Household Income $35,350
Average Household Income $46,012
Per Capita Income $19,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.25%
Households -0.15% -0.21%
Families -0.31% -0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Eden, NC 27288 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27288 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 # 157 80th
Population Density1 # 222 71st
Diversity Index2 # 380 51st
Median Household Income # 603 22nd
Per Capita Income # 560 28th

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