Wingate, NC 28174 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28174: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wingate, NC 28174

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 117
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,223
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 78
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.987, Longitude -80.449
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wingate, NC 28174 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,844
Population in Households 7,552
Population in Familes 6,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,292
Population Density1 273
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 2,691
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 1,985
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,793 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 898 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $136,215
Average Home Value $175,530


Median Household Income $45,303
Average Household Income $57,978
Per Capita Income $21,355
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 1.3%
Households 0.83% 1.46%
Families 0.6% 1.32%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Wingate, NC 28174 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28174 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 # 328 58th
Population Density1 # 261 66th
Diversity Index2 # 69 91st
Median Household Income # 290 63rd
Per Capita Income # 448 42nd

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