ZIP Code 27517 - Chapel Hill North Carolina

ZIP Code 27517 is located in Chapel Hill North Carolina. Portions of 27517 are also in Durham and Governors Club and Carolina Meadows and Governors Village and Triangle Township and Chapel Hill Township and Williams Township (Chatham County) and New Hope Township (Chatham County) and Baldwin Township. 27517 is primarily within Chatham County, with some portions in Orange County and Durham County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Raleigh-Durham.

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ZIP Code 27517 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameChapel Hill
Primary CountyChatham County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)27,761
Area Code(s)919 / 984
Current Time

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27517 Demographics

27517 can be classified socioeconomically as 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 27517 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 27517 is White. The current unemployment level in 27517 is 3.8%.

Population Growth Rate9.06%
Population Density552 People per Square Mile
Total Households10,540
Percentage High Income Households14.9%
Median Household Income (2021)$111,295
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$685,370
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 77.24%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 46.54%

27517 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American630.24%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

27517 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American10.06%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

27517 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College5763.5%
Bachelor Degree5,91335.92%
High School Diploma9926.03%
No High School Diploma1600.97%
GED or Alternate910.55%
1 or More Years of College1,2977.88%
Associates Degree7724.69%
Masters Degree3,59721.85%
Professional Degree1,5319.3%
Doctorate Degree1,5339.31%

27517 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 27517
RegionMetro Raleigh-Durham
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaDurham-Chapel Hill, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area50 Square Miles

27517 Politics

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27517 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
Ecoregion45g - Triassic Basins

27517 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27293745546266655845373046
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546272798589878272635371
Avg Precip (In.)4.333.584.443.244.383.964.094.334.383.633.53.2547.12

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