Walnut Cove, NC 27052 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27052: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walnut Cove, NC 27052

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brook Cove, NC 27052
Fulp, NC 27052
Meadow, NC 27052

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 234
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,079
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 53
  • County: Stokes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.313, Longitude -80.155
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27052 has segments in 2 Counties (Forsyth, Stokes).

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Walnut Cove, NC 27052 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,378
Population in Households 10,253
Population in Familes 8,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 4,389
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,952
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,255 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,134 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 525 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $122,333
Average Home Value $148,879


Median Household Income $42,446
Average Household Income $56,491
Per Capita Income $24,197
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% -0.11%
Households 0.22% 0.0%
Families 0.06% -0.08%
Median Household Income   -0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Walnut Cove, NC 27052 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27052 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 306 61st
Population Density1 # 435 44th
Diversity Index2 # 570 27th
Median Household Income # 370 52nd
Per Capita Income # 277 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.