Stony Point, NC 28678 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28678: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stony Point, NC 28678

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 80
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,920
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Alexander County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.851, Longitude -81.043
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Stony Point, NC 28678 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,546
Population in Households 5,546
Population in Familes 4,696
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 2,138
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,542
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,610 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 528 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $121,790
Average Home Value $171,817


Median Household Income $41,810
Average Household Income $55,240
Per Capita Income $21,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.53%
Households 0.41% 0.48%
Families 0.29% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Stony Point, NC 28678 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28678 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 # 427 45th
Population Density1 # 409 47th
Diversity Index2 # 498 36th
Median Household Income # 387 50th
Per Capita Income # 453 42nd

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