Greensboro, NC 27455 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27455: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Greensboro, NC 27455

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Guilford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.155, Longitude -79.814
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 298
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,855
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,920
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,935

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

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Greensboro, NC 27455 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,201
Population in Households 29,947
Population in Familes 24,002
Population in Group Qrtrs 254
Population Density1 1,042
Diversity Index2 51


Median Household Income $67,190
Average Household Income $104,281
Per Capita Income $43,105


Total Housing Units 13,134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,264 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,159 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 711 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $260,096
Average Home Value $307,212


Total Households 12,423
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 7,863
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 0.88% 1.15%
Households 0.77% 1.1%
Families 0.69% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

Greensboro, NC 27455 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27455 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 # 117 85th
Population Density # 109 86th
Diversity Index # 337 57th
Median Household Income # 69 91st
Per Capita Income # 41 95th

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