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, 2017)


Total Population 27,649
Daytime Population: Workers 11,091
Daytime Population: Residents 14,780
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,871
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 27,331
Population in Familes 22,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 318
Population Density2 207
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $48,297
Average Household Income $65,738
Per Capita Income $23,716


Total Housing Units 10,858 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,545 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,307 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,006 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $171,517
Average Home Value $233,633


Total Households 9,852
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 7,065
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 0.87% 1.32%
Households 0.85% 1.31%
Families 0.6% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Monroe, NC 28112 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28112 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 # 129 84th
Population Density # 310 60th
Diversity Index # 93 88th
Median Household Income # 262 67th
Per Capita Income # 364 54th

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