Richfield, NC 28137 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28137: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richfield, NC 28137

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pooletown, NC 28137

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 89
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,094
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Stanly County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.46, Longitude -80.267
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28137 has segments in 2 Counties (Rowan, Stanly).

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Richfield, NC 28137 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,390
Daytime Population: Workers 1,732
Daytime Population: Residents 1,994
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,726
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 2,887
Population in Familes 2,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 503
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $49,402
Average Household Income $65,357
Per Capita Income $25,640


Total Housing Units 1,409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 877 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $142,391
Average Home Value $169,327


Total Households 1,149
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 821
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 -0.07% 0.04%
Households -0.1% 0.02%
Families -0.27% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Richfield, NC 28137 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28137 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 # 499 36th
Population Density # 517 34th
Diversity Index # 633 19th
Median Household Income # 235 70th
Per Capita Income # 270 66th

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