Macon, NC 27551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Macon, NC 27551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 42
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,133
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Warren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.434, Longitude -78.002
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Macon, NC 27551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,032
Daytime Population: Workers 274
Daytime Population: Residents 1,272
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,546
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 2,024
Population in Familes 1,654
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $39,500
Average Household Income $52,881
Per Capita Income $22,893


Total Housing Units 1,645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 702 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 768 (46.7%)
Median Home Value $134,733
Average Home Value $230,128


Total Households 877
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 593
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 0.68% 0.03%
Households 0.78% 0.05%
Families 0.57% -0.03%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Macon, NC 27551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27551 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 # 608 22nd
Population Density # 723 8th
Diversity Index # 189 77th
Median Household Income # 505 36th
Per Capita Income # 406 48th

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