Murfreesboro, NC 27855 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27855: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hertford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.437, Longitude -77.097
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 169
  • PO Box Addresses: 241
  • Residential Addresses: 2,125
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,122

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

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Murfreesboro, NC 27855 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,241
Population in Households 5,431
Population in Familes 4,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 810
Population Density2 124
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $34,339
Average Household Income $49,396
Per Capita Income $20,390


Total Housing Units 2,717 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,521 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 779 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 417 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $97,321
Average Home Value $115,812


Total Households 2,300
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,516
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 -0.36% -0.55%
Households -0.5% -0.55%
Families -0.66% -0.64%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Murfreesboro, NC 27855 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27855 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 # 408 47th
Population Density # 404 48th
Diversity Index # 291 63rd
Median Household Income # 679 13th
Per Capita Income # 623 20th

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