Kernersville, NC 27284 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 27284: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kernersville, NC 27284

Not Acceptable, USPS
Guthrie, NC 27284
Matthewstown, NC 27284
Talleys Crossing, NC 27284
Union Cross, NC 27284

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Forsyth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.116, Longitude -80.092
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27284 has segments in 3 Counties (Davidson, Forsyth, Guilford).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,402
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 23,077
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,420
    • Single Family Addresses: 19,657

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

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Kernersville, NC 27284 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 54,629
Daytime Population: Workers 22,196
Daytime Population: Residents 27,638
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,834
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 54,465
Population in Familes 45,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 690
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $57,199
Average Household Income $76,185
Per Capita Income $30,865


Total Housing Units 23,500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,106 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,971 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,423 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $177,901
Average Home Value $205,107


Total Households 22,077
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 15,266
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 0.91% 1.01%
Households 0.88% 0.97%
Families 0.73% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Kernersville, NC 27284 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27284 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 # 18 98th
Population Density # 152 81st
Diversity Index # 391 50th
Median Household Income # 106 87th
Per Capita Income # 121 85th

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