Greensboro, NC 27405 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27405: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Greensboro, NC 27405

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,391
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,786
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,829
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.111, Longitude -79.741
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Greensboro, NC 27405 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 48,972
Population in Households 47,913
Population in Familes 37,305
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,059
Population Density1 1,520
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 18,994
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 11,638
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,997 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,997 (46.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,661 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $112,637
Average Home Value $143,912


Median Household Income $31,396
Average Household Income $45,684
Per Capita Income $18,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.89%
Households 0.84% 0.8%
Families 0.77% 0.74%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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 27405 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27405 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 # 30 96th
Population Density1 # 72 91st
Diversity Index2 # 84 89th
Median Household Income # 679 13th
Per Capita Income # 658 15th

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