Durham, NC 27712 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27712: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Durham, NC 27712

Acceptable Alternative
Eno Valley, NC 27712

Not Acceptable, USPS
North Durham, NC 27712

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 125
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,365
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 86
  • County: Durham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.087, Longitude -78.924
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27712 has segments in 2 Counties (Durham, Orange).

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Durham, NC 27712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,804
Daytime Population: Workers 5,764
Daytime Population: Residents 11,474
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,238
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 22,674
Population in Familes 19,640
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density2 634
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $80,712
Average Household Income $101,168
Per Capita Income $39,865


Total Housing Units 9,296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,973 (85.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 980 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 343 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $216,895
Average Home Value $252,239


Total Households 8,953
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,684
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 1.23% 1.43%
Households 1.16% 1.38%
Families 1.03% 1.31%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Durham, NC 27712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27712 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 # 168 79th
Population Density # 164 79th
Diversity Index # 355 55th
Median Household Income # 31 96th
Per Capita Income # 54 93rd

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