Fontana Dam, NC 28733 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 28733: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fontana Dam, NC 28733

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 36
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Graham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.43, Longitude -83.828
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fontana Dam, NC 28733 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 105
Population in Households 105
Population in Familes 88
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 48
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (17.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 3.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (79.5%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $227,500


Median Household Income $33,639
Average Household Income $57,808
Per Capita Income $26,426
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.19%
Households 0.34% 0.0%
Families 0.48% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.

Fontana Dam, NC 28733 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28733 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 # 754 3rd
Population Density1 # 764 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 724 7th
Median Household Income # 640 18th
Per Capita Income # 200 74th

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