Taylorsville, NC 28681 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28681: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Not Acceptable, USPS
All Healing Springs, NC 28681
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Liledown, NC 28681
Little River, NC 28681
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 628
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,756
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 42
  • County: Alexander County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.872, Longitude -81.213
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Taylorsville, NC 28681 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,003
Population in Households 25,723
Population in Familes 21,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,280
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 10,415
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 7,307
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,760 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,655 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,448 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $132,847
Average Home Value $164,797


Median Household Income $40,526
Average Household Income $55,610
Per Capita Income $22,654
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.43%
Households 0.79% 0.49%
Families 0.64% 0.4%
Median Household Income   -0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Taylorsville, NC 28681 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28681 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 # 130 83rd
Population Density1 # 345 56th
Diversity Index2 # 564 27th
Median Household Income # 427 45th
Per Capita Income # 365 53rd

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