Indian Trail, NC 28079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indian Trail, NC 28079

Acceptable Alternative
Lake Park, NC 28079

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hemby, NC 28079
Hemby Bridge, NC 28079
Indian Trl, NC 28079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,296
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,216
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 269
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.099, Longitude -80.631
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28079 has segments in 2 Counties (Mecklenburg, Union).

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Indian Trail, NC 28079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,647
Population in Households 37,524
Population in Familes 33,884
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 833
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 12,574
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 10,100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,588 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,986 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 747 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $203,002
Average Home Value $221,553


Median Household Income $70,557
Average Household Income $83,931
Per Capita Income $28,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.25% 2.35%
Households 1.98% 2.2%
Families 1.86% 2.13%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Indian Trail, NC 28079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28079 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 # 83 89th
Population Density1 # 125 84th
Diversity Index2 # 420 46th
Median Household Income # 45 94th
Per Capita Income # 149 81st

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