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, 2016)


Total Population 19,151
Population in Households 18,906
Population in Familes 15,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 245
Population Density1 112
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 6,806
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 4,844
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,561 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,245 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 926 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $129,767
Average Home Value $168,401


Median Household Income $40,023
Average Household Income $53,100
Per Capita Income $19,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 1.1%
Households 0.38% 0.92%
Families 0.32% 0.88%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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 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 # 203 74th
Population Density1 # 423 46th
Diversity Index2 # 19 98th
Median Household Income # 440 43rd
Per Capita Income # 610 21st

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