Bear Creek, NC 27207 ZIP Code Profile

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Bear Creek, NC | Harpers Crossroads, NC

ZIP Code 27207: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bear Creek, NC 27207

Not Acceptable, USPS
Harpers Crossroads, NC 27207

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chatham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.698, Longitude -79.509
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 66
  • PO Box Addresses: 56
  • Residential Addresses: 1,479
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,479

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

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Bear Creek, NC 27207 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,944
Population in Households 3,925
Population in Familes 3,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $51,968
Average Household Income $66,271
Per Capita Income $26,133


Total Housing Units 1,750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,242 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 306 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $166,580
Average Home Value $209,340


Total Households 1,548
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,119
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 0.88% 1.3%
Households 0.73% 1.2%
Families 0.68% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Bear Creek, NC 27207 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27207 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 # 482 38th
Population Density # 622 20th
Diversity Index # 499 36th
Median Household Income # 237 70th
Per Capita Income # 290 63rd

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