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: 300
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,653
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,849
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,804

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

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Greensboro, NC 27455 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,251
Daytime Population: Workers 5,477
Daytime Population: Residents 14,599
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,076
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 29,074
Population in Familes 23,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 177
Population Density2 999
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $64,690
Average Household Income $102,846
Per Capita Income $42,585


Total Housing Units 12,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,134 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,935 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 694 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $254,298
Average Home Value $306,602


Total Households 12,069
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 7,647
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 0.89% 0.95%
Households 0.82% 0.9%
Families 0.69% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Greensboro, NC 27455 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27455 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 # 117 85th
Population Density # 112 86th
Diversity Index # 371 53rd
Median Household Income # 63 92nd
Per Capita Income # 36 96th

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