Denton, NC 27239 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 27239: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Denton, NC 27239

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Davidson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.618, Longitude -80.111
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27239 has segments in 2 Counties (Davidson, Randolph).

  • Businesses Addresses: 298
  • PO Box Addresses: 672
  • Residential Addresses: 3,482
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,482

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

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Denton, NC 27239 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,393
Daytime Population: Workers 1,925
Daytime Population: Residents 5,213
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,138
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 9,331
Population in Familes 7,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $42,448
Average Household Income $55,949
Per Capita Income $22,546


Total Housing Units 4,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,810 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 947 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 633 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $133,767
Average Home Value $198,577


Total Households 3,757
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,683
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 0.53% 0.52%
Households 0.38% 0.45%
Families 0.24% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Denton, NC 27239 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27239 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 # 320 59th
Population Density # 574 27th
Diversity Index # 754 4th
Median Household Income # 406 48th
Per Capita Income # 427 46th

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