Zip Code 27284 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKernersville
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Forsyth
Secondary County: Guilford
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:51136
Racial Majority:White 77.41%
Public School Racial Majority:White 50.6%
Unemployment Rate:9.3%
Median Household Income$62807
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62030
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range787 - 994 ft.
Area80 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.11954880, -80.06192780

Zip Code 27284 Description

Zip Code 27284 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 27284 is primarily located in Forsyth County. Portions of 27284 are also located in Guilford County. The official US Postal Service name for 27284 is KERNERSVILLE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27284 are contained within or border the city limits of Kernersville, NC, Stokesdale, NC, Winston-Salem, NC, Oak Ridge, NC, Walkertown, NC, and High Point, NC. The area code for zip code 27284 is 336. 27284 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27284 is 9.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is higher 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 27284 increased to 51136 from 41705 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27284 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27284 public schools is White. 49.9% of students in 27284 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 39872 77.41% 40283 -1%
 Black Or African American 5532 10.74% 5016 +10%
 Hispanic 4016 7.8% 4113 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.14% 138 -49%
 Asian 1448 2.81% 808 +79%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 66 0.05% 66 -61%
 Two Or More Races 706 1.05% 706 -23%

Zip Code 27284 Race/Ethnicity

 White 50.6%
 Black Or African American 23%
 Hispanic 20.2%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 27284 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population5113641705
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households20713
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
49.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
84.6%
Median Household Income$62807
Income Under $50K Per Year37.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.80%
27284 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
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27284 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
61Pricey HarrisonDemocrat
62John FairclothRepublican
74Debra ConradRepublican
75Donny LambethRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

27284 North Carolina State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
26Jerry W. TillmanRepublican
27Michael GarrettDemocrat
31Joyce KrawiecRepublican
32Paul A. Lowe Jr.Democrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State Senate Districts
Average Real Estate Asking Price$205287
Average Real Estate Sale Price$156067
Current Unemployment Level 9.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
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 DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 27284 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)27303745546267655946383047
Avg Max Temp (°F)48526170778488868070605169
Avg Precip (In.)3.873.324.173.54.143.874.323.784.13.493.093.2844.93
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Winston-Salem, NC
CBSA Type27284
CBSA Population480688
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours