Official Zip Code NameDurham
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:21288
Racial Majority:African American 48.51%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 47.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.90%
Median Household Income$30891
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41055
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.6 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Durham
Elevation Range351 - 381 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.99520111, -78.89943695

Zip Code 27701 Description

Zip Code 27701 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27701 is primarily located in Durham County. The official US Postal Service name for 27701 is DURHAM, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27701 are contained within or border the city limits of Durham, NC, . The area code for zip code 27701 is 919. 27701 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27701 is 3.90% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27701 decreased to 21288 from 25096 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27701 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 27701 public schools is Black. 76.5% of students in 27701 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6330 31.33% 5779 +10%
 Black Or African American 9799 48.51% 10389 -6%
 Hispanic 3243 16.05% 4413 -27%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.06% 56 -77%
 Asian 327 1.62% 245 +33%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 13 -100%
 Other Race 61 0.05% 61 -82%
 Two Or More Races 332 2.37% 332 +44%

Zip Code 27701 Race/Ethnicity

 White 17.5%
 Black Or African American 47.3%
 Hispanic 30.8%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.7%

Zip Code 27701 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2128825096
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households8865
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30891
Income Under $50K Per Year70.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.30%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 1
RepresentativeG.K. Butterfield
Average Real Estate Asking Price$137140
Average Real Estate Sale Price$152785
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)3.90%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.30%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.50%
Durham, NC
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45g - Triassic Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 27701 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27293644536267655946373046
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546272798689888272635371
Avg Precip (In.)4.333.594.543.334.463.924.154.314.313.613.333.3247.2
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Durham, NC
CBSA Type27701
CBSA Population504863
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours