Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27541: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hurdle Mills, NC 27541

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Person County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.203, Longitude -79.074
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27541 has segments in 2 Counties (Orange, Person).

  • Businesses Addresses: 55
  • PO Box Addresses: 61
  • Residential Addresses: 1,619
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,615

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.


Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 3,999 (100%)
Population in Households 3,988 (99.7%)
Population in Families 3,353 (83.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 11 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 55
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $63,500
Average Household Income $81,807
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $32,816
Wealth Index5 92


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,319 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $205,916
Average Home Value $255,383
Housing Affordability Index3 195


Total Households 1,604
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,144
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.17% 0.15%
Households 0.27% 0.2%
Families 0.13% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
Owner Occupied HU   0.18%

Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27541 to the other 776 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 485 38th
Population Density # 591 24th
Median Household Income # 130 83rd
Housing Affordability Index # 419 54th
Per Capita Income # 151 81st
Diversity Index # 449 42nd

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