Fleetwood, NC 28626 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28626: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fleetwood, NC 28626

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 67
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,217
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ashe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.404, Longitude -81.494
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fleetwood, NC 28626 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,863
Population in Households 2,846
Population in Familes 2,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 94
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,176
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 826
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 939 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 827 (41.3%)
Median Home Value $188,990
Average Home Value $228,088


Median Household Income $41,315
Average Household Income $49,652
Per Capita Income $20,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.6%
Households 0.75% 0.49%
Families 0.61% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Fleetwood, NC 28626 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28626 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 # 539 31st
Population Density1 # 472 39th
Diversity Index2 # 713 8th
Median Household Income # 400 49th
Per Capita Income # 511 34th

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