Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28430: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 565
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Columbus County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.287, Longitude -78.928
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,075
Population in Households 2,073
Population in Familes 1,745
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 804
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 563
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 607 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $80,538
Average Home Value $113,921


Median Household Income $31,547
Average Household Income $45,529
Per Capita Income $17,658
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% -0.16%
Households 0.02% -0.15%
Families -0.06% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28430 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 # 603 22nd
Population Density1 # 616 21st
Diversity Index2 # 393 49th
Median Household Income # 678 13th
Per Capita Income # 679 13th

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