Bear Creek, NC 27207 ZIP Code Profile

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Bear Creek, NC | Harpers Crossroads, NC

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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: 67
  • PO Box Addresses: 58
  • Residential Addresses: 1,480
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,480

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

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Bear Creek, NC 27207 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,764
Daytime Population: Workers 344
Daytime Population: Residents 2,178
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,522
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 3,747
Population in Familes 3,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $48,803
Average Household Income $62,358
Per Capita Income $24,701


Total Housing Units 1,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,188 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $147,817
Average Home Value $199,642


Total Households 1,484
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,073
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 1.16% 1.51%
Households 1.01% 1.43%
Families 0.95% 1.38%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

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

The table below compares 27207 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 # 484 38th
Population Density # 636 19th
Diversity Index # 483 38th
Median Household Income # 251 68th
Per Capita Income # 310 60th

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