Zip Code 27516 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChapel Hill
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Orange
Secondary County: Chatham
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:36139
Racial Majority:White 72.45%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54.1%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$59929
Average Adjusted Gross Income$103360
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time22.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range423 - 732 ft.
Area91 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.91913986, -79.15898895

Zip Code 27516 Description

Zip Code 27516 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27516 is primarily located in Orange County. Portions of 27516 are also located in Chatham County. The official US Postal Service name for 27516 is CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27516 are contained within or border the city limits of Chapel Hill, NC, Carrboro, NC, and Fearrington, NC. Zip code 27516 is within area code 919 and area code 336. 27516 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27516 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27516 increased to 36139 from 28584 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27516 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27516 public schools is White. 26.7% of students in 27516 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 28233 72.45% 26292 +7%
 Black Or African American 3838 9.85% 3617 +6%
 Hispanic 2072 5.32% 2329 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.17% 86 -24%
 Asian 3709 9.52% 2951 +26%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 66 0.44% 66 +159%
 Two Or More Races 790 2.27% 790 +12%

Zip Code 27516 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54.1%
 Black Or African American 11.1%
 Hispanic 15.7%
 Asian 12.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 5.9%

Zip Code 27516 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3613928584
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households13477
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
26.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
27.3%
Median Household Income$59929
Income Under $50K Per Year42.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year29.10%
27516 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 4David PriceDemocrat
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27516 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
50Graig R. MeyerDemocrat
54Robert T. Reives IIDemocrat
56Verla InskoDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$401638
Average Real Estate Sale Price$371854
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.8%
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 27516 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)27293745546266655845373046
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536271788589878171625370
Avg Precip (In.)4.353.64.483.294.443.994.054.354.383.663.563.2647.41
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Durham, NC
CBSA Type27516
CBSA Population504863
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours