La Grange, NC 28551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Grange, NC 28551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 294
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,568
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
  • County: Lenoir County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.308, Longitude -77.79
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28551 has segments in 3 Counties (Greene, Lenoir, Wayne).

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La Grange, NC 28551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,499
Population in Households 13,303
Population in Familes 11,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density1 105
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 5,275
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 3,654
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,555 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,720 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 642 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $113,347
Average Home Value $152,750


Median Household Income $41,227
Average Household Income $57,838
Per Capita Income $22,944
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.17%
Households 0.17% 0.11%
Families 0.05% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

La Grange, NC 28551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28551 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 # 253 67th
Population Density1 # 439 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 119 85th
Median Household Income # 408 47th
Per Capita Income # 346 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.