Greensboro, NC 27401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Greensboro, NC 27401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,411
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,983
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,765
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.068, Longitude -79.771
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Greensboro, NC 27401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,622
Daytime Population: Workers 32,828
Daytime Population: Residents 12,646
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,474
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.10
Population in Households 18,172
Population in Familes 11,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,450
Population Density2 3,551
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $28,106
Average Household Income $43,261
Per Capita Income $19,068


Total Housing Units 9,834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,820 (28.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,554 (56.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,460 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $115,273
Average Home Value $163,121


Total Households 8,374
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 3,772
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.78% 0.77%
Households 0.77% 0.92%
Families 0.38% 0.67%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Greensboro, NC 27401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27401 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 # 178 77th
Population Density # 20 98th
Diversity Index # 304 61st
Median Household Income # 743 5th
Per Capita Income # 652 17th

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