High Shoals, NC 28077 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28077: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
High Shoals, NC 28077

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Gaston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.401, Longitude -81.205
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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High Shoals, NC 28077 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 484
Daytime Population: Workers 29
Daytime Population: Residents 255
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 284
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 484
Population in Familes 411
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 692
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $38,337
Average Household Income $56,994
Per Capita Income $22,138


Total Housing Units 214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $111,765
Average Home Value $152,539


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 141
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 0.49% 0.61%
Households 0.52% 0.63%
Families 0.4% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   3.44%

High Shoals, NC 28077 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28077 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 # 731 7th
Population Density # 151 81st
Diversity Index # 620 21st
Median Household Income # 547 30th
Per Capita Income # 454 42nd

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