Morrisville, NC 27560 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27560: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Morrisville, NC 27560

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,652
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,512
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,510
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.826, Longitude -78.836
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27560 has segments in 2 Counties (Durham, Wake).

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Morrisville, NC 27560 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,492
Population in Households 28,492
Population in Familes 22,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,073
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 11,798
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 7,083
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,664 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,409 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,389 (50.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 866 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $299,056
Average Home Value $343,127


Median Household Income $82,904
Average Household Income $98,716
Per Capita Income $40,876
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.89% 3.18%
Households 3.54% 3.02%
Families 3.36% 2.85%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

Morrisville, NC 27560 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27560 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 # 120 85th
Population Density1 # 100 87th
Diversity Index2 # 77 90th
Median Household Income # 21 97th
Per Capita Income # 37 95th

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