Glade Valley, NC 28627 ZIP Code Profile

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Cherry Lane, NC | Glade Valley, NC | Hare, NC

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ZIP Code 28627: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Glade Valley, NC 28627

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cherry Lane, NC 28627
Hare, NC 28627

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 583
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Alleghany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.441, Longitude -81.017
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Glade Valley, NC 28627 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,535
Population in Households 1,535
Population in Familes 1,265
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 657
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 451
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 504 (29.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,062 (61.8%)
Median Home Value $170,833
Average Home Value $239,633


Median Household Income $37,729
Average Household Income $49,327
Per Capita Income $21,112
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.34%
Households 0.25% 0.18%
Families 0.07% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Glade Valley, NC 28627 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28627 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 # 655 16th
Population Density1 # 639 18th
Diversity Index2 # 623 20th
Median Household Income # 528 32nd
Per Capita Income # 463 40th

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