ZIP Code 27284 - Kernersville North Carolina

ZIP Code 27284 is located in Kernersville North Carolina. Portions of 27284 are also in Oak Ridge and Winston-Salem and High Point and Walkertown and Kernersville Township and Abbotts Creek Township (Forsyth County) and Oak Ridge Township and Deep River Township and Belews Creek Township. 27284 is primarily within Forsyth County, with some portions in Guilford County and Davidson County. Regionally, it is located in the Piedmont Triad Area.

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ZIP Code 27284 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameKernersville
Primary CountyForsyth County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)56,773
Area Code(s)336 / 743
Current Time

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27284 Demographics

27284 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 27284 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 27284 is White. The current unemployment level in 27284 is 3.9%.

Population Growth Rate4.65%
Population Density716 People per Square Mile
Total Households20,708
Percentage High Income Households3.9%
Median Household Income (2021)$69,499
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$68,360
Current Unemployment Rate (March 2024)3.9%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 75.24%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 43.33%

27284 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American2160.37%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander490.08%

27284 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American170.16%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander70.07%

27284 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2,6608.18%
Bachelor Degree7,79223.97%
High School Diploma8,90627.39%
No High School Diploma3411.05%
GED or Alternate1,3314.09%
1 or More Years of College5,80717.86%
Associates Degree2,8558.78%
Masters Degree2,1556.63%
Professional Degree4271.31%
Doctorate Degree2370.73%

27284 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 27284
RegionPiedmont Triad Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreasWinston-Salem, NC
Greensboro-High Point, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area79 Square Miles

27284 Politics

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27284 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45b - Southern Outer Piedmont

27284 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27303745546267655946383047
Avg Max Temp (°F)48526170778488868070605169
Avg Precip (In.)3.873.324.

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