Oak Ridge, NC 27310 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27310: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oak Ridge, NC 27310

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.166, Longitude -79.983
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 279
  • PO Box Addresses: 200
  • Residential Addresses: 2,791
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,791

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

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Oak Ridge, NC 27310 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,663
Population in Households 8,644
Population in Familes 7,967
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 471
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $100,204
Average Household Income $128,392
Per Capita Income $43,867


Total Housing Units 3,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,605 (85.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 351 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $342,449
Average Home Value $364,069


Total Households 2,956
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 2,458
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 1.46% 1.47%
Households 1.41% 1.41%
Families 1.35% 1.38%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Oak Ridge, NC 27310 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27310 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 333 57th
Population Density # 185 76th
Diversity Index # 551 29th
Median Household Income # 9 99th
Per Capita Income # 36 95th

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