Shelby, NC 28150 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28150: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelby, NC 28150

Acceptable Alternative
Kingstown, NC 28150

Not Acceptable, USPS
Patterson Springs, NC 28150

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 924
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,844
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 219
  • County: Cleveland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.304, Longitude -81.552
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28150 has segments in 2 Counties (Cleveland, Rutherford).

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Shelby, NC 28150 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,629
Daytime Population: Workers 18,579
Daytime Population: Residents 16,346
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,925
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 28,038
Population in Familes 22,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 591
Population Density2 261
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $38,458
Average Household Income $54,669
Per Capita Income $22,581


Total Housing Units 13,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,115 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,457 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,939 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $122,490
Average Home Value $164,016


Total Households 11,572
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 7,637
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 -0.09% -0.19%
Households -0.14% -0.22%
Families -0.3% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

Shelby, NC 28150 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28150 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 # 123 84th
Population Density # 281 64th
Diversity Index # 325 58th
Median Household Income # 540 31st
Per Capita Income # 424 46th

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