Sanford, NC 27332 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27332: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sanford, NC 27332

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 624
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,982
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 212
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.462, Longitude -79.173
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27332 has segments in 2 Counties (Harnett, Lee).

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Sanford, NC 27332 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,085
Population in Households 32,974
Population in Familes 28,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density1 305
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 11,993
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 8,896
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,726 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,267 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,320 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $148,287
Average Home Value $177,195


Median Household Income $49,559
Average Household Income $59,233
Per Capita Income $21,550
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.46%
Households 1.08% 1.33%
Families 0.95% 1.29%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Sanford, NC 27332 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27332 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 # 103 87th
Population Density1 # 242 69th
Diversity Index2 # 106 87th
Median Household Income # 200 74th
Per Capita Income # 432 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.