Union Grove, NC 28689 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28689: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Union Grove, NC 28689

Not Acceptable, USPS
Osbornville, NC 28689

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 60
  • Single Family Addresses: 766
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Iredell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.037, Longitude -80.909
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28689 has segments in 2 Counties (Iredell, Yadkin).

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Union Grove, NC 28689 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,718
Population in Households 1,718
Population in Familes 1,466
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 686
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 496
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 794 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 528 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $189,583
Average Home Value $228,788


Median Household Income $44,916
Average Household Income $56,291
Per Capita Income $22,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.44%
Households 0.16% 0.32%
Families 0.0% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.43%
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.

Union Grove, NC 28689 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28689 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 # 638 18th
Population Density1 # 657 15th
Diversity Index2 # 567 27th
Median Household Income # 301 61st
Per Capita Income # 374 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.