Southern Pines, NC 28387 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28387: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Southern Pines, NC 28387

Acceptable Alternative
Southern Pnes, NC 28387

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 831
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,186
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,187
  • County: Moore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.174, Longitude -79.391
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Southern Pines, NC 28387 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,993
Population in Households 14,833
Population in Familes 11,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 501
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 7,430
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 4,304
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,377 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,053 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,061 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $244,170
Average Home Value $310,035


Median Household Income $45,362
Average Household Income $67,474
Per Capita Income $33,688
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 1.3%
Households 1.79% 1.58%
Families 1.57% 1.46%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Southern Pines, NC 28387 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28387 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 # 241 69th
Population Density1 # 176 77th
Diversity Index2 # 397 49th
Median Household Income # 289 63rd
Per Capita Income # 83 89th

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