Colfax, NC 27235 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27235: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Colfax, NC 27235

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.099, Longitude -80.009
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 219
  • PO Box Addresses: 200
  • Residential Addresses: 1,879
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 341
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,538

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

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Colfax, NC 27235 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,443
Daytime Population: Workers 1,400
Daytime Population: Residents 2,401
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,801
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 4,402
Population in Familes 3,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 317
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $76,020
Average Household Income $94,177
Per Capita Income $38,287


Total Housing Units 1,935 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,384 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 411 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $265,158
Average Home Value $294,798


Total Households 1,795
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,307
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 1.33% 1.32%
Households 1.25% 1.28%
Families 1.1% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Colfax, NC 27235 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27235 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 # 464 41st
Population Density # 243 69th
Diversity Index # 457 42nd
Median Household Income # 40 95th
Per Capita Income # 63 92nd

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