Oakboro, NC 28129 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28129: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakboro, NC 28129

Acceptable Alternative
Red Cross, NC 28129

Not Acceptable, USPS
Frog Pond, NC 28129

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 143
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,084
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Stanly County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.24, Longitude -80.332
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oakboro, NC 28129 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,985
Population in Households 5,985
Population in Familes 5,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 137
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 2,406
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,761
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,874 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 532 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 285 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $144,372
Average Home Value $160,832


Median Household Income $49,933
Average Household Income $60,144
Per Capita Income $24,178
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.39%
Households 0.46% 0.42%
Families 0.31% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   3.6%
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.

Oakboro, NC 28129 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28129 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 # 413 47th
Population Density1 # 382 51st
Diversity Index2 # 552 30th
Median Household Income # 230 71st
Per Capita Income # 332 58th

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