Sophia, NC 27350 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27350: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sophia, NC 27350

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 75
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,517
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.817, Longitude -79.893
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sophia, NC 27350 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,714
Population in Households 6,697
Population in Familes 5,763
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 195
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 2,581
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,948
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,075 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 506 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 219 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $123,687
Average Home Value $152,145


Median Household Income $49,685
Average Household Income $56,098
Per Capita Income $21,630
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.56%
Households 0.23% 0.41%
Families 0.12% 0.34%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Sophia, NC 27350 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27350 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 # 392 50th
Population Density1 # 307 61st
Diversity Index2 # 671 13th
Median Household Income # 198 75th
Per Capita Income # 428 45th

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