Pittsboro, NC 27312 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 27312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Acceptable Alternative
Fearrington, NC 27312
Fearrington Village, NC 27312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chatham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.765, Longitude -79.136
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 734
  • PO Box Addresses: 637
  • Residential Addresses: 9,075
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,696
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,379

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

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Pittsboro, NC 27312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,049
Population in Households 21,667
Population in Familes 17,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 382
Population Density1 130
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $70,362
Average Household Income $91,313
Per Capita Income $39,510


Total Housing Units 10,315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,575 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,859 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 881 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $300,026
Average Home Value $332,475


Total Households 9,434
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 6,381
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.93% 2.29%
Households 1.77% 2.2%
Families 1.71% 2.18%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Pittsboro, NC 27312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27312 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 # 175 78th
Population Density # 395 49th
Diversity Index # 494 36th
Median Household Income # 60 92nd
Per Capita Income # 66 92nd

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