Lincolnton, NC 28092 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28092: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lincolnton, NC 28092

Acceptable Alternative
Boger City, NC 28092

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 904
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,994
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 13
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.485, Longitude -81.224
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28092 has segments in 3 Counties (Catawba, Gaston, Lincoln).

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Lincolnton, NC 28092 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,565
Population in Households 37,870
Population in Familes 31,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 695
Population Density1 326
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 14,896
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 10,383
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,951 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,945 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,754 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $135,779
Average Home Value $161,833


Median Household Income $40,424
Average Household Income $53,306
Per Capita Income $21,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.22%
Households 0.06% 0.13%
Families -0.1% 0.04%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

Lincolnton, NC 28092 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28092 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 # 73 91st
Population Density1 # 231 70th
Diversity Index2 # 444 43rd
Median Household Income # 430 45th
Per Capita Income # 468 40th

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