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, 2016)


Total Population 536
Population in Households 536
Population in Familes 456
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 557
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $95,732
Average Home Value $140,268


Median Household Income $35,918
Average Household Income $54,662
Per Capita Income $22,436
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.48%
Households 0.44% 0.63%
Families 0.39% 0.48%
Median Household Income   -0.94%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
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.

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

The table below compares 28077 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 # 724 7th
Population Density1 # 166 79th
Diversity Index2 # 602 22nd
Median Household Income # 583 25th
Per Capita Income # 380 51st

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