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27278 Zip Code (Hillsborough, NC) Detailed Profile




City: Hillsborough, NC (5.28%)
Counties: Orange County, NC (96.19%), Durham County, NC (3.81%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 27,177
Zip code population in 2010: 24,286
Zip code population in 2000: 20,544

Houses and condos: 11,616
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,285
% of renters here:

21%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 27278: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 101.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 268 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 27278
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.9% ($2,639)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,828 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,997 (0.9%)

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Males: 13,508  (49.7%)
Females: 13,668  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 27278:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27278:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Zip code 27278 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 27278 (2019)
    • 17,96674.0%White
    • 3,77515.5%Black
    • 1,6766.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4471.8%Two or more races
    • 2841.2%Asian
    • 940.4%American Indian
    • 420.2%Some other race
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 11,171
Rural population: 16,005

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $284,177
27278:

$284,177
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in 27278 zip code as of January 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 27278 is 882 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.8 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 27278, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $69,974 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$69,974
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $61,032 (reported on 83.2% of returns)
Here:

$61,032
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.0% for AGIs below $25k, 76.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 62.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,005 (reported on 47.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,005
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,089 (reported on 26.2% of returns)
Here:

$6,089
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,835 (reported on 20.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,835
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,175 (reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

+$13,175
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.1% for AGIs below $25k, 4.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $18,365 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
27278:

$18,365
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $17,653 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
27278:

$17,653
North Carolina:

$21,078
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $25,297 (21% of AGI, reported on 45.3% of returns)
Here:

$25,297
State:

$23,438

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.1% for AGIs below $25k, 12.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 20.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,938 (reported on 38.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,938
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $10,483 (reported on 45.1% of returns)
27278:

$10,483
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,274 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,274
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 45.8%
Here:

46%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 41.3% for AGIs below $25k, 43.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 46.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 48.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 64.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 27278, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $56,025 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$56,025
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $50,237 (reported on 86.8% of returns)
Here:

$50,237
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 118.6% for AGIs below $10k, 78.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,319 (reported on 51.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,319
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,845 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,845
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,341 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

+$12,341
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,844 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

+$10,844
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.0% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,932 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
27278:

$2,932
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $13,993 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
Here:

$13,993
North Carolina:

$14,754
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,469 (22% of AGI, reported on 46.8% of returns)
Here:

$20,469
State:

$19,464

Here:

22.2% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.8% for AGIs below $10k, 11.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 14.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 19.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,462 (4% of AGI, reported on 41.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,462
State:

$4,035

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $8,518 (reported on 78.6% of returns)
27278:

$8,518
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,613 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,613
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 53.3%
Here:

53%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 45.1% for AGIs below $10k, 58.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$79,629
North Carolina:

$57,341
Hillsborough, NC (27278) map Nearest zip codes: 27243, 27705, 27514, 27231, 27510, 27541.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.6%
North Carolina:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.6%
North Carolina:

47.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 864
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,839


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 203 (205 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,250 (2,421 now married, 2,820 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27278 with a mortgage: 5,492 (113 second mortgage, 874 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,891

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,591
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $493

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.4%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.2%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4
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  • Notable location: County Subsidiary Prison Number 056 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 27278 include: Harvest Chapel (A), Jones Grove Church (B), Temple of Truth (C), Allens Chapel (D), Lipscomb Grove Church (E), Union Grove Church (F), Mars Hill Church (G), Wayside Church (H), Mount Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Governor Burke Grave (1), Maplewood Cemetery (2), Mars Hill Cemetery (3), Chapel Cemetery (4), Rosewood Cemetery (5), Cross Roads Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Spring Valley Lake (A), Ben Johnson Lake (B), Lake Overlook (C), Arrowhead Lake (D), Lake Orange (E), Orange-Alamance Lake (F), Piedmont Minerals Lake (G), Noname (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cates Creek (A), Buckwater Creek (B), West Fork Eno River (C), Strouds Creek (D), Steep Bottom Branch (E), Sevenmile Creek (F), Rocky Run (G), McGowan Creek (H), Little Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 27278: Exchange Club Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1,1062014 or later
  • 2752010 to 2013
  • 2,2062000 to 2009
  • 2,2201990 to 1999
  • 2,1291980 to 1989
  • 1,7141970 to 1979
  • 7991960 to 1969
  • 5791950 to 1959
  • 2681940 to 1949
  • 5781939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hillsborough, NC (27278)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hillsborough, NC (27278)
  • 10no bedroom
  • 841 bedroom
  • 9982 bedrooms
  • 4,6293 bedrooms
  • 2,3454 bedrooms
  • 3275+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hillsborough, NC (27278)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hillsborough, NC (27278)
  • 51no bedroom
  • 1671 bedroom
  • 1,0132 bedrooms
  • 9463 bedrooms
  • 654 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsborough, NC (27278) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsborough, NC (27278) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 138no vehicle
  • 1,7151 vehicle
  • 3,5872 vehicles
  • 2,0303 vehicles
  • 7204 vehicles
  • 2195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsborough, NC (27278) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsborough, NC (27278) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 243no vehicle
  • 1,1321 vehicle
  • 6962 vehicles
  • 1903 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 27278 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 27278 household income distribution in 2019
  • 531Less than $10,000
  • 394$10,000 to $14,999
  • 219$15,000 to $19,999
  • 431$20,000 to $24,999
  • 393$25,000 to $29,999
  • 406$30,000 to $34,999
  • 313$35,000 to $39,999
  • 476$40,000 to $44,999
  • 335$45,000 to $49,999
  • 780$50,000 to $59,999
  • 807$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,504$75,000 to $99,999
  • 964$100,000 to $124,999
  • 685$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,041$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,498$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 27278

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 27278
  • 210Less than $10,000
  • 138$15,000 to $19,999
  • 25$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 111$40,000 to $49,999
  • 123$50,000 to $59,999
  • 32$60,000 to $69,999
  • 9$70,000 to $79,999
  • 132$80,000 to $89,999
  • 27$90,000 to $99,999
  • 285$100,000 to $124,999
  • 341$125,000 to $149,999
  • 751$150,000 to $174,999
  • 501$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,054$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,108$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,767$300,000 to $399,999
  • 883$400,000 to $499,999
  • 755$500,000 to $749,999
  • 154$750,000 to $999,999
  • 74$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 26$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 29$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 27278

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 27278
  • 42Less than $100
  • 9$100 to $149
  • 51$350 to $399
  • 20$400 to $449
  • 26$450 to $499
  • 295$500 to $549
  • 60$550 to $599
  • 68$600 to $649
  • 9$650 to $699
  • 103$700 to $749
  • 132$750 to $799
  • 286$800 to $899
  • 405$900 to $999
  • 240$1,000 to $1,249
  • 82$1,250 to $1,499
  • 81$1,500 to $1,999
  • 271No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,058.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $570,070.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $349,460
  • Black or African American householders: $195,399
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $254,132
  • Asian householders: $292,986
  • Two or more races householders: $405,483
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $177,328

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $284,177
27278:

$284,177
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $182,309 - $400,106

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $342,982
Here:

$342,982
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,741
Here:

$173,741
State:

$217,635

Mobile homes: $53,927
Here:

$53,927
State:

$77,551
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 27278
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,487
  • One, attached: 450
  • Two: 52
  • 3 or 4: 167
  • 5 to 9: 231
  • 10 to 19: 287
  • 20 to 49: 256
  • 50 or more: 99
  • Mobile homes: 1,523

Unemployment: 3.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27278

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27278
  • 80.0%10,409Drove a car alone
  • 6.9%893Carpooled
  • 0.9%116Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%32Bicycle
  • 1.2%161Walked
  • 2.0%264Other means
  • 9.1%1,187Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27278

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27278
  • 265Less than 5 minutes
  • 7345 to 9 minutes
  • 95010 to 14 minutes
  • 1,82915 to 19 minutes
  • 2,45020 to 24 minutes
  • 1,50325 to 29 minutes
  • 1,76330 to 34 minutes
  • 42435 to 39 minutes
  • 40840 to 44 minutes
  • 98945 to 59 minutes
  • 26560 to 89 minutes
  • 28190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 44.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,177
  • Male householders: 4,986 (1,029 living alone), Female householders: 5,688 (1,870 living alone)
  • 5,867 spouses (5,813 opposite-sex spouses), 536 unmarried partners, (486 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,847 children (7,492 natural, 148 adopted, 203 stepchildren), 435 grandchildren, 212 brothers or sisters, 377 parents, 0 foster children, 226 other relatives, 513 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 462 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,362 2-persons, 1,689 3-persons, 1,491 4-persons, 555 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,902 1-person, 471 2-persons, 66 3-persons, 23 4-persons

4,091 married couples with children.
1,361 single-parent households (559 men, 802 women).

87.5% of residents of 27278 zip code speak English at home.
9.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% very well, 18% well, 11% not well, 17% not at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% very well, 14% well, 3% not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% very well, 19% well, 11% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2,472 (9.1%)
(52.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

9.1%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 45%Honduras
  • 6%Malaysia
  • 5%Sweden
  • 3%Japan
  • 3%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 3%Azores Islands
  • 3%Mexico
Most common first ancestries reported in 27278
  • 10%American
  • 9%English
  • 6%European
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%Scotch-Irish
  • 4%German
  • 2%British
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3422010 or later
  • 9292000 to 2009
  • 4391990 to 1999
  • 1,087Before 1990

Zip code 27278 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DON LACEFIELD CHEVROLET (259 S CHURTON ST in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • CHANDLER CONCRETE CO INCORPORATED - HILLSBOROUGH (RT 3 OLD HIGHWAY 10 in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM, -66AN2CF000X6DDA4A2PV81MWT7, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
  • ARBOR HILLS MOBILE HOME PARK (4224 HIGHWAY 70 WEST in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M29W84AX3Y82Q2PG, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF RESIDENTIAL MOBILE HOME SITES
    Alternative names: ARBOR HILLS MHP
  • CHAPMAN'S AUTOMOTIVE INCORPORATED (2521 HIGHLAND FARM ROAD in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00N6WW64FBEPG245H8, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED
    Alternative names: CHAPMAN S AUTOMOTIVE INCORPORATED
  • A L STANBACK MIDDLE (3700 NC #86 SOUTH in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-304
    Organizations: ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CAMERON PARK ELEMENTARY (240 E KING ST in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-308
    Organizations: ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CEDAR RIDGE HIGH (1125 NEW GRADY BROWN SCH RD in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-310
    Organizations: ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (154 HAYES ST in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-312
    Organizations: ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHARLES W STANFORD MIDDLE (308 ORANGE HIGH RD in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-316
    Organizations: ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CARDEN`S BODY & PAINT SERVICE INC (259 S CHURTON ST in HILLSBROUGH, NC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: WILLIAM CARDEN JR (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CARDEN'S BODY & PAINT SERVICE INC
  • CHARLES BARTEE-RESIDENCE (1841 WASHINGTON DR in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • CHARLES CRANK - RESIDENCE (1902 ADAMS PL in HILLSBOROUGH, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit

Zip code 27278 marital status for males
Zip code 27278 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 53.1%Electricity
  • 30.1%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 15,811. Population change in the 1990s: +4,733 (+29.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,723
  • Northeast: 3,507
  • Midwest: 2,046
  • South: 3,890
  • West: 1,115

54% of the 27278 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

91% of the 27278 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Hillsborough, NC (27278)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 236
Here:

10.1%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 175
Here:

10.7%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 202
Here:

19.0%
North Carolina:

19.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 92,219Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 90,539Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 86,208Management occupations
  • 77,748Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 75,677Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 71,365Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (HILLSBOROUGH, NC):

  • BIOTECHNICS, INC (310 MILLSTONE DRIVE; small business) : $553,203 in 19 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Pathology Services, Laboratory Testing Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $191,611; 2001: $56,381; 2002: $35,367; 2003: $169,993; 2004: $59,995; 2005: $19,999; 2006: $19,857.

    Biggest contracts:
    $148,625 with Army for Pathology Services. Signed on 2001-02-20. Completion date: 2002-02-28.
    $144,250, same as above. Signed on 2000-03-29. Completion date: 2001-02-28.
    $109,993, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-04. Completion date: 2004-02-29.
    $79,995 with Army for Pathology Services. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2004-04-28. Completion date: 2005-04-30.
  • SOUTHERN SOLUTIONS (1007 TIMBERS LN) : $127,724 in 7 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Fruits and Vegetables by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $16,203; 2006: $111,521.

    Biggest contracts:
    $31,551 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2006-01-16. Completion date: 2006-01-16.
    $23,636, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-23. Completion date: 2006-01-23.
    $23,043, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-18. Completion date: 2006-01-18.
    $16,203, same as above. Signed on 2005-12-15. Completion date: 2005-12-15.
  • BOS, SHERRI (1026 ORANGE HIGH SCHOOL RD; small business) : $124,795 in 6 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Industrial Buildings, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Water Supply Facilities, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Special Industry Machinery, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Water Purification and Sewage Treatment Equipment by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $88,500; 2004: $28,325; 2005: $9,361; 2006: -$1,391.

    Biggest contracts:
    $83,250 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Industrial Buildings. Signed on 2003-05-29. Completion date: 2003-07-31.
    $28,325, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-19. Completion date: 2005-02-19.
    $5,250 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Water Supply Facilities. Signed on 2005-02-25. Completion date: 2006-04-28.
    $5,250 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Industrial Buildings. Signed on 2003-05-02. Completion date: 2004-04-30.
  • FEEDBACK INCORPORATED (437 DIMMOCKS MILL RD; small business) : $108,001 in 3 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $62,016 with Army for Training Aids. Signed on 2005-03-07. Completion date: 2005-05-06.
    $40,586 with Navy for Operation Training Devices. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2003-12-09. Completion date: 2004-01-19.
    $5,399 with Army for Combination and Miscellaneous Instruments. Signed on 2005-03-25. Completion date: 2005-05-13.
  • RESOURCE TECHNOLOGIES INC (387A CORNELIUS ST; small business) : $71,770 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Modification of Equipment -- Electric Wire, and Power and Distribution Equipment, ADP Support Equipment, Facilities Operations Support Services, Installation of Equipment -- Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment by Navy, Federal Technology Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $11,801; 2003: $28,522; 2004: $0; 2005: $31,447; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $31,447 with Navy for Modification of Equipment -- Electric Wire, and Power and Distribution Equipment. Signed on 2005-09-15. Completion date: 2005-11-18.
    $14,070 with Federal Technology Service for ADP Support Equipment. Signed on 2003-05-15. Completion date: 2003-07-15.
    $11,801 with Navy for Facilities Operations Support Services. Signed on 2002-12-31. Completion date: 2003-05-30.
    $11,652 with Navy for Installation of Equipment -- Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment. Signed on 2003-03-10. Completion date: 2003-04-30.
  • ORIENTATION & MOBILITY SERVICE (2227 WYNGATE DRIVE; small business) : $32,846 in 7 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Education Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $7,446; 2004: $0; 2005: $25,400; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $12,700 with Army for Education Services. Signed on 2005-11-17. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $12,700, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-29. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $11,620, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-31. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-17. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • DATA POWER & AIR INC (130 E ORANGE ST; small business) : $31,390 in 2 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $17,500 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2006-05-18. Completion date: 2006-05-31.
    $13,890 with EPA for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2005-09-28. Completion date: 2006-09-27.
  • PROPHYSICS INNOVATIONS, INC (410-D MILLSTONE DRIVE; small business)
    $18,475 with Navy for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2006-01-28. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
  • GROWTH UNLIMITED INC (2430 TIMBER OAK DR; small business) : $11,500 in 3 contracts in 2004
    $4,000 with Army for Lectures For Training. Taking place in LA. Signed on 2004-12-14. Completion date: 2005-03-08.
    $4,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Lectures For Training. Taking place in LA. Signed on 2004-12-14. Completion date: 2005-03-08.
    $3,500 with Army for Other Professional Services. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2004-04-30. Completion date: 2004-05-06.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 5 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (100-249: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 10)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 12)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 207 people in state prisons
  • 158 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 169 people in state prisons
  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 114 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED174$186,929335$236,8361,452$213,85537$116,66574$152,28632$80,743
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$149,85419$337,74674$182,6314$30,0182$141,6307$67,823
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$170,15939$215,018309$214,56042$28,74922$129,84324$82,543
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$151,30245$191,585257$220,6289$88,56117$124,17013$108,243
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$174,2157$291,89969$199,3434$95,3555$106,7661$56,300
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$246,72236$266,8643$279,677
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$321,41114$273,6691$508,370
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$223,6297$244,2671$127,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$176,5755$143,0660$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 27278
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 27278 - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 100. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 212 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 27278 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.3%), and Outside Fires (39.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 27278
    • 65143.3%Structure Fires
    • 60039.9%Outside Fires
    • 22014.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 312.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 27278, North Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 27278 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15068.8 years
Mary13280.0 years
John12873.8 years
William11972.8 years
Robert8869.8 years
George6174.1 years
Charles5072.1 years
Margaret4578.4 years
Annie4279.8 years
Thomas3975.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 27278 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6569.6 years
Thompson6376.5 years
Riley5477.3 years
Wilson5378.0 years
Walker5376.7 years
Brown4874.1 years
Cates4773.8 years
Smith4576.7 years
Ray4174.3 years
Terrell4174.8 years
Businesses in zip code 27278
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1McDonald's2
Cricket Wireless1Microtel1
Domino's Pizza1Papa John's Pizza1
FedEx3Pizza Hut1
Ford1Subway3
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
Home Depot1Vans1
Jimmy John's2Waffle House1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
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