Zip Code 27517 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChapel Hill
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chatham
Secondary County: Orange
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:23346
Racial Majority:White 78.33%
Public School Racial Majority:White 49.4%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$75424
Average Adjusted Gross Income$151990
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range233 - 433 ft.
Area51 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.86148071, -79.02307892

Zip Code 27517 Description

Zip Code 27517 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27517 is primarily located in Chatham County. Portions of 27517 are also located in Orange County. The official US Postal Service name for 27517 is CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27517 are contained within or border the city limits of Chapel Hill, NC, Durham, NC, and Fearrington, NC. The area code for zip code 27517 is 919. 27517 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27517 is 3.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 27517 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27517 public schools is White. 31% of students in 27517 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18386 78.33% 17773 +3%
 Black Or African American 1015 4.32% 1891 -46%
 Hispanic 1930 8.22% 1859 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.21% 47 +6%
 Asian 1597 6.8% 1281 +25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.02% 8 -38%
 Other Race 60 0.17% 60 -35%
 Two Or More Races 427 1.92% 427 +6%

Zip Code 27517 Race/Ethnicity

 White 49.4%
 Black Or African American 9.8%
 Hispanic 15.6%
 Asian 19.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 4.8%

Zip Code 27517 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population233460
Male Population46.90%
Female Population53.10%
Total Households10299
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
31%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
60.0%
Median Household Income$75424
Income Under $50K Per Year31.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year34.50%
27517 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 4David PriceDemocrat
North Carolina District 2George HoldingRepublican
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27517 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
30Marcia MoreyDemocrat
54Robert T. Reives IIDemocrat
56Verla InskoDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$414583
Average Real Estate Sale Price$396274
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45g - Triassic Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 27517 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Durham, NC
CBSA Type27517
CBSA Population504863
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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