Cedar Grove, NC 27231 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27231: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cedar Grove, NC 27231

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.192, Longitude -79.165
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • PO Box Addresses: 61
  • Residential Addresses: 792
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 792

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

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Cedar Grove, NC 27231 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,140
Population in Households 2,135
Population in Familes 1,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $61,421
Average Household Income $82,499
Per Capita Income $32,484


Total Housing Units 964 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 710 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $184,337
Average Home Value $259,542


Total Households 841
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 606
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 -0.1% -0.07%
Households -0.17% -0.12%
Families -0.33% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Cedar Grove, NC 27231 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27231 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 # 600 23rd
Population Density # 578 26th
Diversity Index # 309 61st
Median Household Income # 99 87th
Per Capita Income # 121 85th

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