Zip Code 27215 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBurlington
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Alamance
Secondary County: Guilford
Area Code336 / 743
Alternate Zip Code NamesGLEN RAVEN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBURL
Current Population:38807
Racial Majority:White 71.76%
Public School Racial Majority:White 43.3%
Unemployment Rate:13.9%
Median Household Income$53088
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59430
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range646 - 742 ft.
Area63 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.02997971, -79.47708893

Zip Code 27215 Description

Zip Code 27215 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 27215 is primarily located in Alamance County. Portions of 27215 are also located in Guilford County. The official US Postal Service name for 27215 is BURLINGTON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27215 are contained within or border the city limits of Burlington, NC, Alamance, NC, Elon College, NC, Glen Raven, NC, Gibsonville, NC, Graham, NC, and Whitsett, NC. The area code for zip code 27215 is 336. 27215 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27215 is 13.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 12.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27215 increased to 38807 from 33439 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27215 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27215 public schools is White. 60.3% of students in 27215 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 28934 71.76% 28077 +3%
 Black Or African American 6051 15.01% 5774 +5%
 Hispanic 3277 8.13% 3321 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 133 0.33% 109 +22%
 Asian 991 2.46% 846 +17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.05% 21 +5%
 Other Race 77 0% 77 -100%
 Two Or More Races 582 2.27% 582 +57%

Zip Code 27215 Race/Ethnicity

 White 43.3%
 Black Or African American 27.1%
 Hispanic 22.7%
 Asian 2.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 27215 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3880733439
Male Population46.60%
Female Population53.40%
Total Households17069
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
60.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
87.5%
Median Household Income$53088
Income Under $50K Per Year46.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.80%
27215 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
North Carolina District 4David PriceDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

27215 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
59Jon HardisterRepublican
63Stephen RossRepublican
64Dennis RiddellRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$211531
Average Real Estate Sale Price$155749
Current Unemployment Level 13.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45b - Southern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 27215 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28303745546368665946383047
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536272798690888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.013.424.263.274.174.054.463.954.173.43.033.2145.41
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Burlington, NC
CBSA Type27215
CBSA Population150355
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours