Clyde, NC 28721 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28721: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Clyde, NC 28721

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 241
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,292
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
  • County: Haywood County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.539, Longitude -82.915
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Clyde, NC 28721 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,436
Population in Households 10,423
Population in Familes 8,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 4,443
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 3,055
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,217 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,226 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,023 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $189,876
Average Home Value $221,915


Median Household Income $39,908
Average Household Income $57,665
Per Capita Income $24,583
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.7%
Households 0.81% 0.71%
Families 0.66% 0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Clyde, NC 28721 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28721 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 # 305 61st
Population Density1 # 491 37th
Diversity Index2 # 706 9th
Median Household Income # 445 43rd
Per Capita Income # 267 66th

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