Gold Hill, NC 28071 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28071: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gold Hill, NC 28071

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 54
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,202
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Rowan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.476, Longitude -80.347
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28071 has segments in 3 Counties (Cabarrus, Rowan, Stanly).

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Gold Hill, NC 28071 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,108
Population in Households 3,065
Population in Familes 2,636
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,190
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 892
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 957 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $162,586
Average Home Value $209,535


Median Household Income $47,682
Average Household Income $63,462
Per Capita Income $24,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.75%
Households 0.7% 0.68%
Families 0.55% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Gold Hill, NC 28071 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28071 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 # 521 33rd
Population Density1 # 560 28th
Diversity Index2 # 756 3rd
Median Household Income # 241 69th
Per Capita Income # 260 67th

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