Zip Code 27017 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDobson
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Surry
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:9597
Racial Majority:White 72.15%
Public School Racial Majority:White 63.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$39258
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47900
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time27.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range938 - 2444 ft.
Area108 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.38166700, -80.76206400

Zip Code 27017 Description

Zip Code 27017 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 27017 is primarily located in Surry County. The official US Postal Service name for 27017 is DOBSON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27017 are contained within or border the city limits of Dobson, NC, . The area code for zip code 27017 is 336. 27017 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27017 is 5.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27017 increased to 9597 from 8577 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27017 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27017 public schools is White. 67.8% of students in 27017 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6491 72.15% 7167 -9%
 Black Or African American 100 1.11% 187 -47%
 Hispanic 2223 24.71% 2117 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.49% 27 +63%
 Asian 14 0.16% 18 -22%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 11 0% 11 -100%
 Two Or More Races 70 1.39% 70 +79%

Zip Code 27017 Race/Ethnicity

 White 63.4%
 Black Or African American 0.8%
 Hispanic 34%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 27017 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population95978577
Male Population51.00%
Female Population49.00%
Total Households3564
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
67.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$39258
Income Under $50K Per Year61.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.90%
27017 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
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27017 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
73Lee ZacharyRepublican
90Sarah StevensRepublican
94Jeffrey ElmoreRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$167750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$59532
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 27017 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25263341516064635643342744
Avg Max Temp (°F)46516069778387857970595068
Avg Precip (In.)4.093.554.644.034.554.214.293.934.373.573.343.447.98
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Mount Airy, NC
CBSA Type27017
CBSA Population73271
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours