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: 23
  • PO Box Addresses: 62
  • Residential Addresses: 795
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 795

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

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Cedar Grove, NC 27231 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,911
Daytime Population: Workers 84
Daytime Population: Residents 957
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,041
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 1,906
Population in Familes 1,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 56
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $58,173
Average Household Income $78,099
Per Capita Income $30,998


Total Housing Units 863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 580 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $170,625
Average Home Value $241,293


Total Households 757
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 547
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 0.17% 0.37%
Households 0.05% 0.26%
Families -0.13% 0.18%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

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

The table below compares 27231 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 # 614 22nd
Population Density # 593 24th
Diversity Index # 306 61st
Median Household Income # 98 88th
Per Capita Income # 115 85th

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