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, 2017)


Total Population 2,819
Daytime Population: Workers 607
Daytime Population: Residents 1,556
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,163
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 2,791
Population in Familes 2,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $47,897
Average Household Income $65,089
Per Capita Income $25,032


Total Housing Units 1,234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 858 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $171,481
Average Home Value $218,502


Total Households 1,073
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 793
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 1.06%
Households 1.02% 0.99%
Families 0.86% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

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

The table below compares 28071 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 545 30th
Population Density # 578 26th
Diversity Index # 759 3rd
Median Household Income # 271 65th
Per Capita Income # 289 63rd

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