Wadesboro, NC 28170 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28170: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wadesboro, NC 28170

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 580
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,366
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 28
  • County: Anson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.965, Longitude -80.071
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wadesboro, NC 28170 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,744
Population in Households 12,468
Population in Familes 10,156
Population in Group Qrtrs 276
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 5,082
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,314
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,134 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,948 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,031 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $85,401
Average Home Value $111,766


Median Household Income $31,245
Average Household Income $42,421
Per Capita Income $17,281
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.15%
Households -0.11% -0.05%
Families -0.28% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Wadesboro, NC 28170 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28170 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 266 66th
Population Density1 # 559 28th
Diversity Index2 # 260 66th
Median Household Income # 681 12th
Per Capita Income # 694 11th

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