Zip Code 27253 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGraham
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Alamance
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:29827
Racial Majority:White 67.95%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54.6%
Unemployment Rate:8.8%
Median Household Income$49019
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46200
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.3 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range404 - 715 ft.
Area85 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.96768188, -79.33638000

Zip Code 27253 Description

Zip Code 27253 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 27253 is primarily located in Alamance County. The official US Postal Service name for 27253 is GRAHAM, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27253 are contained within or border the city limits of Graham, NC, Saxapahaw, NC, Swepsonville, NC, Burlington, NC, and Haw River, NC. Zip code 27253 is within area code 336 and area code 919. 27253 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27253 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 27253 increased to 29827 from 25198 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27253 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27253 public schools is White. 58.1% of students in 27253 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 19664 67.95% 20627 -5%
 Black Or African American 3935 13.6% 4553 -14%
 Hispanic 4345 15.02% 3713 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.16% 134 -65%
 Asian 267 0.92% 305 -12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 40 0% 40 -100%
 Two Or More Races 455 2.35% 455 +49%

Zip Code 27253 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54.6%
 Black Or African American 16.5%
 Hispanic 23.9%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 27253 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2982725198
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households11942
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
58.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$49019
Income Under $50K Per Year51.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.20%
27253 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
North Carolina District 4David PriceDemocrat
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27253 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
63Stephen RossRepublican
64Dennis RiddellRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$161769
Average Real Estate Sale Price$105028
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 27253 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28303745546368665946383047
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536272798690898272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.063.434.273.274.164.034.483.94.183.43.053.2145.44
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Burlington, NC
CBSA Type27253
CBSA Population150355
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours