Efland, NC 27243 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Efland, NC 27243

Not Acceptable, USPS
Buckhorn, NC 27243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.069, Longitude -79.204
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 78
  • PO Box Addresses: 224
  • Residential Addresses: 1,743
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,743

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 27243 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27243 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Efland, NC 27243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 4,665
Population in Households 4,662
Population in Familes 3,947
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 114
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $73,376
Average Household Income $90,453
Per Capita Income $35,620


Total Housing Units 1,937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,542 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 295 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $235,903
Average Home Value $315,516


Total Households 1,837
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,323
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.51% 0.74%
Households 0.55% 0.69%
Families 0.37% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Efland, NC 27243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27243 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 460 41st
Population Density # 428 45th
Diversity Index # 355 54th
Median Household Income # 75 91st
Per Capita Income # 105 87th

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