Elk Park, NC 28622 ZIP Code Profile

Advertisement

Camera Icon Photos of the local Elk Park, NC area

ZIP Code 28622: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elk Park, NC 28622

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cranberry, NC 28622
Darkridge, NC 28622
Flat Springs, NC 28622
Heaton, NC 28622
Whaley, NC 28622

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • Single Family Addresses: 850
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 50
  • County: Avery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.176, Longitude -81.955
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28622 has segments in 2 Counties (Avery, Watauga).


Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Advertisement

28622 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:
Advertisement

Elk Park, NC 28622 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,818
Daytime Population: Workers 192
Daytime Population: Residents 1,638
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,830
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 2,659
Population in Familes 2,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 159
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,878
Average Household Income $51,733
Per Capita Income $22,200

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 870 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 519 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $147,756
Average Home Value $220,661
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,164
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 789
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.53% 0.23%
Households 0.5% 0.24%
Families 0.34% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Elk Park, NC 28622 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28622 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 # 546 30th
Population Density # 500 36th
Diversity Index # 697 11th
Median Household Income # 622 21st
Per Capita Income # 451 42nd

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


North Carolina Research Tools

North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare North Carolina Census Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:

Puerto Rico’s Forgotten Island Vieques Needs Help

Puerto Rico’s Forgotten Island Vieques Needs Help

In the very early morning hours of September 20, 2017, the eyewall of Hurricane Maria passed over the tiny island of Vieques, Puerto Rico as a Category 5 hurricane, before moving westwards to mainland Puerto Rico. Maria ravaged the 60-square mile island with sustained winds of over 150 MPH and storm surges of over 12 feet, destroying homes, local businesses and causing widespread devastation.

Learn how you can help now!

Logo
http://www.gofundme.com/viequeslove