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Zip Code 27278, Hillsborough, NC

ZIP Code 27278 Details

Zip Code:27278
State:NC [North Carolina]
Counties:ORANGE, NC
Multi County:Yes
City Alias(es):Hillsborough
City Alias(es) To Avoid Using:Hillsboro
West Hillsborough
Area Code:919 / 984
City Type:P [Post Office]
Classification: [Non-Unique]
Time Zone:Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Observes Daylight Saving:Yes
Elevation:648 ft
State FIPS:37
County FIPS:135
Division:South Atlantic
Intro Date:<2004-10

ZIP Code 27278 2010 Census Demographics

Current Population:31,385
2010 Population:24,286
Households per ZIP Code:9,490
Average House Value:$294,400
Avg. Income Per Household:$88,767
Persons Per Household:2.51
White Population:19,250
Black Population:4,043
Hispanic Population:1,676
Asian Population:403
American Indian Population:421
Hawaiian Population:27
Other Population:821
Male Population:11,778
Female Population:12,508
Median Age:41.20 years
Male Median Age:39.70 years
Female Median Age:42.60 years

ZIP Code 27278 Other Demographics

# Residential Mailboxes:12,504
# Business Mailboxes:615
Total Delivery Receptacles:13,842
Number of Businesses:620
1st Quarter Payroll:$75,867,000
Annual Payroll:$316,512,000
# of Employees:7,390
Water Area:1.018 sq mi
Land Area:103.699 sq mi
118th Congressional District:04
118th Congressional Land Area:1045.35 sq mi
Single Family Delivery Units:9,443
Multi Family Delivery Units:833
# Residential Mailboxes:12,504
# Business Mailboxes:615
Total Delivery Receptacles:13,842

ZIP Code 27278 Social Security Benefits

  2018 2019 Delta
Total Beneficiaries: 5,685 5,935 +250
Retired Workers: 4,345 4,595 +250
Disabled Workers: 680 650 -30
Widow(er)s and Parents: 260 270 +10
Spouses: 145 160 +15
Children: 255 260 +5
65+: 4,435 4,725 +290
Monthly Benefits - All: $8,416,000 $9,090,000 +$674,000
Monthly Benefits - Retired Workers: $6,862,000 $7,512,000 +$650,000
Monthly Benefits - Widow(ers): $370,000 $391,000 +$21,000

ZIP Code 27278 Statistical Areas

CBSA: 20500
CBSA Name: Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
CBSA Type: Metro
CBSA Division: 
CBSA Division Name: 
CBSA Population:504,357
CBSA Division Population:0
MSA: 6640
MSA Name: Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA
PMSA Name: 
City State Key:Y15572
Preferred Last Line Key:Y15572
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  1. U.S. Postal Service [Last Updated: 3/1/2023],
  2. Internal Data Creation [Last Updated: 3/1/2023],
  3. U.S. Geological Survey [Updated as needed],
  4. U.S. Census [Updated Yearly],
  5. U.S. Census American National Standards Institute (ANSI) [Last Updated: 3/1/2023],
  6. U.S. Census 2010 [Decennial] [Last Updated: 1/1/2010],
  7. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Updated Yearly],