Piney Creek, NC 28663 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28663: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Piney Creek, NC 28663

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 354
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Alleghany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.563, Longitude -81.282
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Piney Creek, NC 28663 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 686
Population in Households 686
Population in Familes 581
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 291
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 207
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 232 (35.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 369 (55.9%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $213,039


Median Household Income $35,152
Average Household Income $50,517
Per Capita Income $21,429
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.52%
Households 0.5% 0.27%
Families 0.31% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.

Piney Creek, NC 28663 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28663 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 # 709 9th
Population Density1 # 668 14th
Diversity Index2 # 607 22nd
Median Household Income # 607 22nd
Per Capita Income # 443 43rd

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