Cedar Mountain, NC 28718 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28718: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cedar Mountain, NC 28718

Acceptable Alternative
Cedar Mtn, NC 28718

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 58
  • Single Family Addresses: 199
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Transylvania County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.137, Longitude -82.683
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cedar Mountain, NC 28718 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 597
Population in Households 597
Population in Familes 478
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 257
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (38.2%)
Median Home Value $256,250
Average Home Value $307,449


Median Household Income $51,075
Average Household Income $64,127
Per Capita Income $27,606
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.69%
Households 0.64% 0.61%
Families 0.48% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.

Cedar Mountain, NC 28718 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28718 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 # 717 8th
Population Density1 # 700 10th
Diversity Index2 # 744 4th
Median Household Income # 170 78th
Per Capita Income # 156 80th

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