Chapel Hill, NC 27514 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27514: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.935, Longitude -79.037
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,157
  • PO Box Addresses: 225
  • Residential Addresses: 11,322
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,188
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,134

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

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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 32,549
Population in Households 25,631
Population in Familes 17,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,918
Population Density2 1,550
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $60,559
Average Household Income $109,528
Per Capita Income $38,990


Total Housing Units 11,967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,601 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,462 (45.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 904 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $443,990
Average Home Value $536,141


Total Households 11,063
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 5,829
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 0.19% 0.36%
Households 0.36% 0.43%
Families 0.13% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Chapel Hill, NC 27514 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27514 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 # 108 86th
Population Density # 76 90th
Diversity Index # 266 66th
Median Household Income # 104 87th
Per Capita Income # 69 91st

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