Murfreesboro, NC 27855 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27855: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 172
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,143
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3
  • County: Hertford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.437, Longitude -77.097
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Murfreesboro, NC 27855 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,017
Population in Households 5,285
Population in Familes 4,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 732
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 2,223
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,461
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,389 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 834 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 349 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $94,979
Average Home Value $112,653


Median Household Income $33,954
Average Household Income $47,875
Per Capita Income $19,718
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.22%
Households -0.14% -0.16%
Families -0.34% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Murfreesboro, NC 27855 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27855 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 # 414 47th
Population Density1 # 387 50th
Diversity Index2 # 261 66th
Median Household Income # 635 18th
Per Capita Income # 572 26th

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