Zip Code 27024 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLowgap
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Surry
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:2733
Racial Majority:White 92.68%
Public School Racial Majority:White 79%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$36443
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43190
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time31.5 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1286 - 2412 ft.
Area43 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.52410800, -80.83994100

Zip Code 27024 Description

Zip Code 27024 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 27024 is primarily located in Surry County. The official US Postal Service name for 27024 is LOWGAP, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27024 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 27024 is 336. 27024 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27024 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 27024 increased to 2733 from 2536 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27024 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27024 public schools is White. 74.6% of students in 27024 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2443 92.68% 2600 -6%
 Black Or African American 71 2.69% 26 +173%
 Hispanic 84 3.19% 74 +14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 24 1.44% 24 +58%

Zip Code 27024 Race/Ethnicity

 White 79%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 19.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 27024 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population27332536
Male Population51.50%
Female Population48.50%
Total Households1117
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$36443
Income Under $50K Per Year68.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.40%
27024 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$136750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$81757
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 27024 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22243138485661595340322541
Avg Max Temp (°F)43475665737983827666564664
Avg Precip (In.)3.543.274.233.954.64.184.133.63.963.63.463.0245.54
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Mount Airy, NC
CBSA Type27024
CBSA Population73271
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 27024
North Surry High SchoolSurry
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 27024
J Sam Gentry Middle SchoolSurry
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 27024
Cedar Ridge Elementary SchoolSurry