King, NC 27021 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27021: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
King, NC 27021

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Stokes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.287, Longitude -80.356
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27021 has segments in 2 Counties (Forsyth, Stokes).

  • Businesses Addresses: 493
  • PO Box Addresses: 792
  • Residential Addresses: 7,023
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 365
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,658

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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King, NC 27021 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,062
Population in Households 17,823
Population in Familes 14,918
Population in Group Qrtrs 239
Population Density2 352
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $51,242
Average Household Income $63,513
Per Capita Income $26,178


Total Housing Units 7,987 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,292 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,059 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 636 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $143,358
Average Home Value $181,392


Total Households 7,351
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,076
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 0.03% -0.18%
Households 0.13% -0.07%
Families 0.0% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

King, NC 27021 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27021 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 215 72nd
Population Density # 220 72nd
Diversity Index # 709 9th
Median Household Income # 257 67th
Per Capita Income # 286 63rd

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