Carrboro, NC 27510 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27510: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carrboro, NC 27510

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.915, Longitude -79.079
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 809
  • PO Box Addresses: 451
  • Residential Addresses: 7,414
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,725
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,689

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

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Carrboro, NC 27510 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,378
Population in Households 14,350
Population in Familes 7,736
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 4,341
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $44,749
Average Household Income $62,910
Per Capita Income $30,140


Total Housing Units 7,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,234 (29.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,643 (61.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 666 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $287,140
Average Home Value $301,791


Total Households 6,877
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 2,598
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 0.07% 0.04%
Households -0.05% -0.01%
Families -0.41% -0.26%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Carrboro, NC 27510 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27510 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 # 251 68th
Population Density # 14 98th
Diversity Index # 67 91st
Median Household Income # 402 48th
Per Capita Income # 163 79th

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