Browns Summit, NC 27214 ZIP Code Profile


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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: 172
  • PO Box Addresses: 180
  • Residential Addresses: 4,608
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 358
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,250

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Browns Summit, NC 27214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,158
Daytime Population: Workers 2,768
Daytime Population: Residents 6,453
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,221
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 12,063
Population in Familes 10,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 95
Population Density2 253
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $48,861
Average Household Income $66,090
Per Capita Income $24,904


Total Housing Units 4,820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,242 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,303 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $184,094
Average Home Value $220,581


Total Households 4,545
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,362
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 1.07% 1.31%
Households 0.99% 1.25%
Families 0.86% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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

The table below compares 27214 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 # 278 65th
Population Density # 287 63rd
Diversity Index # 134 83rd
Median Household Income # 248 68th
Per Capita Income # 297 62nd

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