Lexington, NC 27292 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 27292: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lexington, NC 27292

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,178
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,479
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 651
  • County: Davidson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.826, Longitude -80.278
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27292 has segments in 2 Counties (Davidson, Randolph).

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Lexington, NC 27292 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,596
Population in Households 39,522
Population in Familes 32,637
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,074
Population Density1 275
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 15,719
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 10,879
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,243 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,476 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,338 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $131,405
Average Home Value $180,143


Median Household Income $38,338
Average Household Income $51,935
Per Capita Income $20,782
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.37%
Households 0.19% 0.3%
Families 0.07% 0.23%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

Lexington, NC 27292 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27292 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 # 61 92nd
Population Density1 # 260 67th
Diversity Index2 # 371 52nd
Median Household Income # 508 35th
Per Capita Income # 489 37th

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