Salisbury, NC 28146 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28146: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salisbury, NC 28146

Acceptable Alternative
Granite Qry, NC 28146
Granite Quarry, NC 28146

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 345
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,576
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 278
  • County: Rowan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.63, Longitude -80.433
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Salisbury, NC 28146 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,558
Daytime Population: Workers 8,400
Daytime Population: Residents 16,579
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,979
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 30,285
Population in Familes 25,257
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density2 300
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $46,512
Average Household Income $59,965
Per Capita Income $24,010


Total Housing Units 13,917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,735 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,385 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,797 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $154,400
Average Home Value $191,291


Total Households 12,120
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 8,518
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 0.31% 0.29%
Households 0.21% 0.23%
Families 0.02% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Salisbury, NC 28146 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28146 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 # 111 86th
Population Density # 252 68th
Diversity Index # 533 32nd
Median Household Income # 304 61st
Per Capita Income # 344 56th

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