Stanley, NC 28164 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28164: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stanley, NC 28164

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lowesville, NC 28164

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 327
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,673
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
  • County: Gaston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.353, Longitude -81.102
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28164 has segments in 3 Counties (Gaston, Lincoln, Stanly).

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Stanley, NC 28164 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,228
Daytime Population: Workers 2,869
Daytime Population: Residents 7,606
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,475
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 15,204
Population in Familes 13,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 364
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $51,911
Average Household Income $74,011
Per Capita Income $28,074


Total Housing Units 6,182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,472 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,296 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 414 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $173,450
Average Home Value $204,903


Total Households 5,768
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 4,327
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 0.8% 1.94%
Households 0.74% 1.86%
Families 0.61% 1.81%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Stanley, NC 28164 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28164 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 # 238 70th
Population Density # 222 72nd
Diversity Index # 611 22nd
Median Household Income # 182 77th
Per Capita Income # 183 77th

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