Zip Code 27244 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameElon
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Alamance
Secondary County: Caswell
Area Code336 / 743
Alternate Zip Code NamesELON COLLEGE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesOSSIPEE
STONYCREEK
Current Population:14173
Racial Majority:White 82.62%
Public School Racial Majority:White 75.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.8%
Median Household Income$50706
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64760
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.1 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range623 - 738 ft.
Area52 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.18912888, -79.50827026

Zip Code 27244 Description

Zip Code 27244 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 27244 is primarily located in Alamance County. Portions of 27244 are also located in Caswell County. The official US Postal Service name for 27244 is ELON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27244 are contained within or border the city limits of Elon College, NC, Altamahaw-Ossipee, NC, Glen Raven, NC, Burlington, NC, and Gibsonville, NC. The area code for zip code 27244 is 336. 27244 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27244 is 8.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27244 increased to 14173 from 10762 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27244 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27244 public schools is White. 32.1% of students in 27244 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 11575 82.62% 12003 -4%
 Black Or African American 1577 11.26% 1333 +18%
 Hispanic 337 2.41% 404 -17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.13% 20 -10%
 Asian 300 2.14% 195 +54%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 17 0.06% 17 -53%
 Two Or More Races 198 1.39% 198 -2%

Zip Code 27244 Race/Ethnicity

 White 75.9%
 Black Or African American 9.6%
 Hispanic 9.6%
 Asian 1.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 27244 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1417310762
Male Population46.30%
Female Population53.70%
Total Households4523
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$50706
Income Under $50K Per Year49.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.30%
27244 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
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27244 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
59Jon HardisterRepublican
64Dennis RiddellRepublican
65Jerry CarterRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$190843
Average Real Estate Sale Price$185474
Current Unemployment Level 8.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.7%
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 27244 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28303745546368665946383047
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536271798690888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.033.434.273.34.184.054.443.964.173.423.063.2245.53
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Burlington, NC
CBSA Type27244
CBSA Population150355
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours