Zip Code 27278 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHillsborough
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Orange
Secondary County: Durham
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:24286
Racial Majority:White 73.65%
Public School Racial Majority:White 66.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.6%
Median Household Income$56723
Average Adjusted Gross Income$91490
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range505 - 758 ft.
Area104 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.08533800, -79.08383300

Zip Code 27278 Description

Zip Code 27278 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27278 is primarily located in Orange County. Portions of 27278 are also located in Durham County. The official US Postal Service name for 27278 is HILLSBOROUGH, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27278 are contained within or border the city limits of Hillsborough, NC, . The area code for zip code 27278 is 919. 27278 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27278 is 3.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27278 increased to 24286 from 20544 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27278 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27278 public schools is White. 37% of students in 27278 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 17628 73.65% 17966 -2%
 Black Or African American 3892 16.26% 3775 +3%
 Hispanic 1485 6.2% 1676 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 90 0.38% 94 -4%
 Asian 206 0.86% 284 -27%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 42 0.03% 42 -86%
 Two Or More Races 447 2.63% 447 +41%

Zip Code 27278 Race/Ethnicity

 White 66.7%
 Black Or African American 14.5%
 Hispanic 13.7%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 27278 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2428620544
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households9490
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
37%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$56723
Income Under $50K Per Year43.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.50%
27278 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
North Carolina District 4David PriceDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

27278 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
50Graig R. MeyerDemocrat
56Verla InskoDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$302762
Average Real Estate Sale Price$203688
Current Unemployment Level 3.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45c - Carolina Slate Belt
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 27278 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)27293645546267655846373046
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536171788589878171625270
Avg Precip (In.)4.313.544.513.384.43.954.194.224.283.633.353.347.05
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Durham, NC
CBSA Type27278
CBSA Population504863
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours