Macon, NC 27551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Macon, NC 27551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Warren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.434, Longitude -78.002
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • PO Box Addresses: 117
  • Residential Addresses: 1,153
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,153

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

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  1. 27551 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27551 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Macon, NC 27551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,246
Population in Households 2,238
Population in Familes 1,838
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $41,051
Average Household Income $56,640
Per Capita Income $24,728


Total Housing Units 1,813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 763 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 835 (46.1%)
Median Home Value $138,036
Average Home Value $244,201


Total Households 978
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 664
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.63% -0.1%
Households 0.69% -0.08%
Families 0.54% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Macon, NC 27551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27551 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 # 593 24th
Population Density # 717 7th
Diversity Index # 155 80th
Median Household Income # 510 34th
Per Capita Income # 358 54th

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