Sanford, NC 27330 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 27330: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sanford, NC 27330

Acceptable Alternative
Buffalo Lake, NC 27330
Colon, NC 27330

Not Acceptable, USPS
Carbonton, NC 27330
Haw Branch, NC 27330
Jonesboro Heights, NC 27330
Osgood, NC 27330
Pine View, NC 27330
Shallowell, NC 27330
Swan Station, NC 27330
Tramway, NC 27330
White Hill, NC 27330

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.459, Longitude -79.169
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27330 has segments in 4 Counties (Chatham, Harnett, Lee, Moore).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,246
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,536
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,060
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,476

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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Sanford, NC 27330 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 39,596
Daytime Population: Workers 18,496
Daytime Population: Residents 20,803
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,299
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 38,682
Population in Familes 32,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 914
Population Density2 185
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $48,125
Average Household Income $63,276
Per Capita Income $24,612


Total Housing Units 16,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,947 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,124 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,497 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $145,751
Average Home Value $179,479


Total Households 15,071
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 10,323
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 0.49% 0.53%
Households 0.47% 0.53%
Families 0.31% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Sanford, NC 27330 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27330 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 # 69 91st
Population Density # 327 58th
Diversity Index # 80 90th
Median Household Income # 265 66th
Per Capita Income # 317 60th

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