Zip Code 27260 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHigh Point
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Guilford
Secondary County: Randolph
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:24023
Racial Majority:African American 59.96%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 53%
Unemployment Rate:16.6%
Median Household Income$30897
Average Adjusted Gross Income$26890
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time18.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range787 - 896 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.95618057, -79.99310303

Zip Code 27260 Description

Zip Code 27260 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 27260 is primarily located in Guilford County. Portions of 27260 are also located in Randolph County. The official US Postal Service name for 27260 is HIGH POINT, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27260 are contained within or border the city limits of High Point, NC, Jamestown, NC, . The area code for zip code 27260 is 336. 27260 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27260 is 16.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% 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 27260 decreased to 24023 from 25381 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27260 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 27260 public schools is Black. 91.8% of students in 27260 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4332 18.08% 4644 -7%
 Black Or African American 14370 59.96% 14436 +-0%
 Hispanic 2723 11.36% 2713 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.07% 137 -88%
 Asian 1746 7.29% 1471 +19%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 85 0.03% 85 -93%
 Two Or More Races 529 3.22% 529 +46%

Zip Code 27260 Race/Ethnicity

 White 11.5%
 Black Or African American 53%
 Hispanic 22.4%
 Asian 9.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 27260 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2402325381
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households8886
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
91.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30897
Income Under $50K Per Year70.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.30%
27260 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
North Carolina District 2George HoldingRepublican
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27260 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
60Cecil BrockmanDemocrat
61Pricey HarrisonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$66858
Average Real Estate Sale Price$45084
Current Unemployment Level 16.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45b - Southern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 27260 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)29323946556368666048393248
Avg Max Temp (°F)49546272798589878172615270
Avg Precip (In.)4.063.454.263.64.213.924.264.113.963.523.23.3545.91
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Greensboro-High Point, NC
CBSA Type27260
CBSA Population721646
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours