Boone, NC 28607 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 28607: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boone, NC 28607

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,871
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,287
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,340
  • County: Watauga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.219, Longitude -81.655
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Boone, NC 28607 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,612
Population in Households 29,885
Population in Familes 16,122
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,727
Population Density1 350
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 13,248
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 5,678
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,852 (33.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,396 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,421 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $252,734
Average Home Value $285,654


Median Household Income $30,163
Average Household Income $48,426
Per Capita Income $19,360
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.33% 0.82%
Households 1.0% 0.86%
Families 0.72% 0.68%
Median Household Income   3.02%
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.

Boone, NC 28607 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28607 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 # 89 89th
Population Density1 # 219 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 642 18th
Median Household Income # 696 10th
Per Capita Income # 599 23rd

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