Browns Summit, NC 27214 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 27214: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Browns Summit, NC 27214

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.201, Longitude -79.678
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27214 has segments in 2 Counties (Guilford, Rockingham).

  • Businesses Addresses: 155
  • PO Box Addresses: 171
  • Residential Addresses: 4,600
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 360
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,240

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

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Browns Summit, NC 27214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,888
Population in Households 11,795
Population in Familes 10,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 240
Diversity Index2 64


Median Household Income $53,176
Average Household Income $71,142
Per Capita Income $26,787


Total Housing Units 4,724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,216 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,227 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $186,869
Average Home Value $224,246


Total Households 4,443
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,287
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.98% 1.23%
Households 0.89% 1.17%
Families 0.79% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Browns Summit, NC 27214 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27214 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 # 282 64th
Population Density # 286 63rd
Diversity Index # 131 83rd
Median Household Income # 202 74th
Per Capita Income # 271 65th

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