Mebane, NC 27302 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27302: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mebane, NC 27302

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 870
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,959
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,212
  • County: Alamance County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.09, Longitude -79.286
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27302 has segments in 3 Counties (Alamance, Caswell, Orange).

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Mebane, NC 27302 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,395
Population in Households 28,289
Population in Familes 23,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density1 253
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 11,329
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 7,829
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,907 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,422 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 950 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $177,788
Average Home Value $220,599


Median Household Income $54,604
Average Household Income $71,428
Per Capita Income $28,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.38% 1.17%
Households 1.25% 1.1%
Families 1.08% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Mebane, NC 27302 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27302 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 # 121 85th
Population Density1 # 273 65th
Diversity Index2 # 315 59th
Median Household Income # 121 85th
Per Capita Income # 138 82nd

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