Greensboro, NC 27403 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27403: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Greensboro, NC 27403

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 701
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,802
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,141
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.066, Longitude -79.823
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Greensboro, NC 27403 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,038
Population in Households 19,547
Population in Familes 10,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,491
Population Density1 3,665
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 8,617
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,566
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,609 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,723 (38.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,894 (50.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 992 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $179,213
Average Home Value $218,486


Median Household Income $32,319
Average Household Income $55,490
Per Capita Income $23,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.67%
Households 0.49% 0.7%
Families 0.06% 0.42%
Median Household Income   -0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Greensboro, NC 27403 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27403 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 # 188 76th
Population Density1 # 15 98th
Diversity Index2 # 181 77th
Median Household Income # 666 14th
Per Capita Income # 326 58th

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