Zip Code 27703 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDurham
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Durham
Secondary County: Wake
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:41937
Racial Majority:African American 49.25%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 61.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$54577
Average Adjusted Gross Income$60540
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range292 - 410 ft.
Area53 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.96335300, -78.80246300

Zip Code 27703 Description

Zip Code 27703 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27703 is primarily located in Durham County. Portions of 27703 are also located in Wake County. The official US Postal Service name for 27703 is DURHAM, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27703 are contained within or border the city limits of Durham, NC, Morrisville, NC, and Raleigh, NC. The area code for zip code 27703 is 919. 27703 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27703 is 5.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27703 increased to 41937 from 31682 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27703 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 27703 public schools is Black. 74.2% of students in 27703 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12811 27.17% 11371 +13%
 Black Or African American 23218 49.25% 21464 +8%
 Hispanic 8348 17.71% 7365 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 462 0.98% 142 +225%
 Asian 1118 2.37% 790 +42%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 105 0.13% 105 -40%
 Two Or More Races 692 2.38% 692 +62%

Zip Code 27703 Race/Ethnicity

 White 6.7%
 Black Or African American 61.5%
 Hispanic 27.6%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 27703 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4193731682
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households15653
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
90.0%
Median Household Income$54577
Income Under $50K Per Year45.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.30%
27703 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 1G. K. ButterfieldDemocrat
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
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27703 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
29MaryAnn BlackDemocrat
30Marcia MoreyDemocrat
31Zack Forde-HawkinsDemocrat
40Joe JohnDemocrat
50Graig R. MeyerDemocrat
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27703 North Carolina State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
15Jay ChaudhuriDemocrat
20Floyd McKissick Jr.Democrat
22Mike WoodardDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$140187
Average Real Estate Sale Price$208897
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
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 27703 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28303745546367665946383147
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546272798689888272635371
Avg Precip (In.)4.253.54.443.224.343.824.294.214.33.533.243.2346.38
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Durham, NC
CBSA Type27703
CBSA Population504863
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
East Durham
Ed Cook
Greysons Green
Northeast Durham