Zip Code 27217 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBurlington
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Alamance
Secondary County: Caswell
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:36954
Racial Majority:White 46.36%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 47.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$41082
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40030
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range512 - 705 ft.
Area130 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.19714900, -79.38534100

Zip Code 27217 Description

Zip Code 27217 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 27217 is primarily located in Alamance County. Portions of 27217 are also located in Caswell County. The official US Postal Service name for 27217 is BURLINGTON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27217 are contained within or border the city limits of Burlington, NC, Glen Raven, NC, Green Level, NC, Haw River, NC, Graham, NC, Woodlawn, NC, Altamahaw-Ossipee, NC, and Elon College, NC. Zip code 27217 is within area code 336 and area code 919. 27217 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27217 is 5.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27217 increased to 36954 from 34264 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27217 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27217 public schools is Hispanic. 89% of students in 27217 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 16347 46.36% 16868 -3%
 Black Or African American 11368 32.24% 12258 -7%
 Hispanic 6093 17.28% 6884 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.19% 165 -60%
 Asian 196 0.56% 256 -23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 159 0.45% 15 +960%
 Other Race 46 0.21% 46 +59%
 Two Or More Races 462 2.71% 462 +107%

Zip Code 27217 Race/Ethnicity

 White 11.1%
 Black Or African American 37%
 Hispanic 47.6%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3%

Zip Code 27217 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3695434264
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households13874
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$41082
Income Under $50K Per Year59.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.60%
27217 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
North Carolina District 4David PriceDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

27217 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
63Stephen RossRepublican
64Dennis RiddellRepublican
65Jerry CarterRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$110198
Average Real Estate Sale Price$86911
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
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 27217 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28303745546368665946383047
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536272798690888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.083.434.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Burlington, NC
CBSA Type27217
CBSA Population150355
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours