Albemarle, NC 28001 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 28001: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albemarle, NC 28001

Not Acceptable, USPS
Millingport, NC 28001
North Albemarle, NC 28001
Palestine, NC 28001
Plyler, NC 28001
River Haven, NC 28001
South Albemarle, NC 28001

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 849
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,962
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 53
  • County: Stanly County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.344, Longitude -80.226
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Albemarle, NC 28001 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,709
Population in Households 26,697
Population in Familes 21,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,012
Population Density1 209
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 11,540
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 7,599
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,317 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,223 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,894 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $133,049
Average Home Value $159,263


Median Household Income $40,595
Average Household Income $52,703
Per Capita Income $22,789
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.08%
Households 0.47% 0.26%
Families 0.31% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Albemarle, NC 28001 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28001 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 # 125 84th
Population Density1 # 298 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 439 43rd
Median Household Income # 424 45th
Per Capita Income # 356 54th

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