Zip Code 27040 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePfafftown
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Forsyth
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:10893
Racial Majority:White 85.25%
Public School Racial Majority:White 75.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$70375
Average Adjusted Gross Income$74330
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time23.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range794 - 909 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.16878000, -80.39038900

Zip Code 27040 Description

Zip Code 27040 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 27040 is primarily located in Forsyth County. The official US Postal Service name for 27040 is PFAFFTOWN, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27040 are contained within or border the city limits of Tobaccoville, NC, Bethania, NC, Lewisville, NC, and Winston-Salem, NC. The area code for zip code 27040 is 336. 27040 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27040 is 4.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27040 increased to 10893 from 9562 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27040 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27040 public schools is White. 17.3% of students in 27040 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9441 85.25% 9241 +2%
 Black Or African American 1047 9.45% 959 +9%
 Hispanic 210 1.9% 401 -48%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.57% 36 +75%
 Asian 159 1.44% 110 +45%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 19 0.16% 19 -5%
 Two Or More Races 127 1.24% 127 +8%

Zip Code 27040 Race/Ethnicity

 White 75.7%
 Black Or African American 11.2%
 Hispanic 5.9%
 Asian 3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.9%

Zip Code 27040 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population108939562
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households4328
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
17.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$70375
Income Under $50K Per Year29.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year43.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year26.50%
27040 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
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27040 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
74Debra ConradRepublican
79Keith KidwellRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$203300
Average Real Estate Sale Price$154390
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 27040 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543536166645745362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)48536171788589878171615170
Avg Precip (In.)43.514.543.584.343.994.153.534.083.653.163.4445.96
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Winston-Salem, NC
CBSA Type27040
CBSA Population480688
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 27040
North Forsyth High SchoolForsyth
Reagan High SchoolForsyth
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 27040
Jefferson Middle SchoolForsyth
Northwest Middle SchoolForsyth
Cedar Forest
Mallard Lakes
Lochhurst