East Flat Rock, NC 28726 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28726: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Flat Rock, NC 28726

Acceptable Alternative
E Flat Rock, NC 28726

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 137
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,218
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Henderson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.282, Longitude -82.418
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Flat Rock, NC 28726 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,245
Daytime Population: Workers 1,274
Daytime Population: Residents 2,198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,472
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 3,195
Population in Familes 2,589
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 1,350
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $27,841
Average Household Income $40,295
Per Capita Income $15,677


Total Housing Units 1,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 740 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $141,071
Average Home Value $168,986


Total Households 1,231
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 822
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.08% 1.14%
Households 0.97% 1.08%
Families 0.8% 0.98%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

East Flat Rock, NC 28726 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28726 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 # 508 35th
Population Density # 86 89th
Diversity Index # 107 86th
Median Household Income # 748 4th
Per Capita Income # 739 6th

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