Moravian Falls, NC 28654 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28654: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Moravian Falls, NC 28654

Acceptable Alternative
Moravian Fls, NC 28654

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 67
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,287
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wilkes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.099, Longitude -81.175
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Moravian Falls, NC 28654 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,251
Population in Households 3,204
Population in Familes 2,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 1,324
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 929
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 979 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 345 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $145,320
Average Home Value $200,562


Median Household Income $48,351
Average Household Income $59,578
Per Capita Income $24,598
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.34%
Households 0.47% 0.35%
Families 0.35% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

Moravian Falls, NC 28654 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28654 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 # 510 34th
Population Density1 # 605 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 553 29th
Median Household Income # 226 71st
Per Capita Income # 263 66th

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