Creston, NC 28615 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28615: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Creston, NC 28615

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 914
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ashe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.447, Longitude -81.659
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Creston, NC 28615 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,840
Daytime Population: Workers 193
Daytime Population: Residents 1,158
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,351
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,834
Population in Familes 1,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $36,024
Average Household Income $47,080
Per Capita Income $20,619


Total Housing Units 1,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 667 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 434 (35.1%)
Median Home Value $114,946
Average Home Value $191,379


Total Households 804
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 541
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.3%
Households -0.34% -0.4%
Families -0.52% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Creston, NC 28615 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28615 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 623 20th
Population Density # 704 10th
Diversity Index # 744 5th
Median Household Income # 617 21st
Per Capita Income # 564 28th

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