Zionville, NC 28698 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28698: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Zionville, NC 28698

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mabel, NC 28698
Silverstone, NC 28698

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 51
  • Single Family Addresses: 907
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Watauga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.331, Longitude -81.739
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28698 has segments in 2 Counties (Ashe, Watauga).

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Zionville, NC 28698 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,213
Population in Households 2,204
Population in Familes 1,783
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 92
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 973
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 644
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 709 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 362 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $184,574
Average Home Value $231,100


Median Household Income $40,929
Average Household Income $58,981
Per Capita Income $26,026
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.03%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.11% -0.03%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.49%
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.

Zionville, NC 28698 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28698 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 591 25th
Population Density1 # 477 39th
Diversity Index2 # 764 2nd
Median Household Income # 458 42nd
Per Capita Income # 255 68th

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