Greensboro, NC 27406 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 27406: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Greensboro, NC 27406

Not Acceptable, USPS
Forest Oaks, NC 27406
South Greensboro, NC 27406
Spring Valley, NC 27406
Vandalia, NC 27406

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.021, Longitude -79.768
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,477
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 25,326
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,795
    • Single Family Addresses: 21,531

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

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Greensboro, NC 27406 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 60,119
Population in Households 58,543
Population in Familes 46,753
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,576
Population Density2 873
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $39,397
Average Household Income $54,633
Per Capita Income $21,848


Total Housing Units 26,045 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,069 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,499 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,477 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $139,679
Average Home Value $177,118


Total Households 23,568
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 15,164
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 0.78% 0.81%
Households 0.71% 0.78%
Families 0.54% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Greensboro, NC 27406 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27406 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 # 9 99th
Population Density # 125 84th
Diversity Index # 182 77th
Median Household Income # 553 29th
Per Capita Income # 522 33rd

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