Greensboro, NC 27409 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27409: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Greensboro, NC 27409

Not Acceptable, USPS
Guilford, NC 27409
Guilford College, NC 27409

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,244
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,912
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,053
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.094, Longitude -79.928
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Greensboro, NC 27409 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,801
Daytime Population: Workers 37,153
Daytime Population: Residents 7,209
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,362
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.49
Population in Households 17,766
Population in Familes 11,279
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 828
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $41,171
Average Household Income $57,488
Per Capita Income $29,421


Total Housing Units 9,927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,220 (32.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,876 (59.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 831 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $133,799
Average Home Value $176,382


Total Households 9,096
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 4,067
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 0.66% 0.8%
Households 0.59% 0.73%
Families 0.32% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Greensboro, NC 27409 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27409 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 # 210 73rd
Population Density # 133 83rd
Diversity Index # 89 89th
Median Household Income # 450 43rd
Per Capita Income # 151 81st

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