Monroe, NC 28112 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28112: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Monroe, NC 28112

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 586
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,733
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 8
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.941, Longitude -80.541
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28112 has segments in 2 Counties (Chesterfield, Union).

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Monroe, NC 28112 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,042
Population in Households 26,692
Population in Familes 22,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 350
Population Density1 203
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 9,479
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 6,812
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,506 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,344 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,135 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,027 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $170,196
Average Home Value $231,534


Median Household Income $47,148
Average Household Income $63,403
Per Capita Income $22,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 1.31%
Households 0.6% 1.25%
Families 0.35% 1.09%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Monroe, NC 28112 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28112 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 # 129 83rd
Population Density1 # 304 61st
Diversity Index2 # 94 88th
Median Household Income # 252 68th
Per Capita Income # 369 53rd

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