Siler City, NC 27344 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27344: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Siler City, NC 27344

Not Acceptable, USPS
Silk Hope, NC 27344

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 655
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,049
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 633
  • County: Chatham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.723, Longitude -79.425
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27344 has segments in 2 Counties (Chatham, Randolph).

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Siler City, NC 27344 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,221
Population in Households 18,976
Population in Familes 15,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 245
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 6,812
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 4,830
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,632 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,512 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,300 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 820 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $133,840
Average Home Value $174,645


Median Household Income $40,751
Average Household Income $55,187
Per Capita Income $19,882
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 1.38%
Households 0.72% 1.22%
Families 0.64% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.

Siler City, NC 27344 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27344 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 # 201 74th
Population Density1 # 425 46th
Diversity Index2 # 21 97th
Median Household Income # 467 40th
Per Capita Income # 608 22nd

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