Zip Code 27208 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBennett
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chatham
Secondary County: Randolph
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:1676
Racial Majority:White 94.02%
Public School Racial Majority:White 91.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$42923
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50980
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time33.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range420 - 561 ft.
Area47 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.58681870, -79.51483154

Zip Code 27208 Description

Zip Code 27208 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27208 is primarily located in Chatham County. Portions of 27208 are also located in Randolph County. The official US Postal Service name for 27208 is BENNETT, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27208 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 27208 is within area code 336, area code 919 and area code 910. 27208 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27208 is 5.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27208 decreased to 1676 from 1762 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27208 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27208 public schools is White. 44.1% of students in 27208 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1652 94.02% 1554 +6%
 Black Or African American 32 1.82% 63 -49%
 Hispanic 10 0.57% 34 -71%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.8% 1 +1300%
 Asian 0 0% 12 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 12 2.79% 12 +308%

Zip Code 27208 Race/Ethnicity

 White 91.1%
 Black Or African American 2.1%
 Hispanic 4.8%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 27208 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population16761762
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households697
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
44.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$42923
Income Under $50K Per Year55.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
27208 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 2George HoldingRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$178714
Average Real Estate Sale Price$87667
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45c - Carolina Slate Belt
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 27208 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28303845546367665946373147
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546372798589878272635371
Avg Precip (In.)4.463.634.513.354.343.994.664.334.213.673.233.2747.65
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Durham, NC
CBSA Type27208
CBSA Population504863
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 27208
Chatham Central High SchoolChatham
Eastern Randolph High SchoolRandolph
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 27208
Bennett Elementary SchoolChatham
Coleridge Elementary SchoolRandolph