Gerton, NC 28735 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28735: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gerton, NC 28735

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 85
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Henderson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.474, Longitude -82.308
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Gerton, NC 28735 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 314
Population in Households 314
Population in Familes 261
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 (55.8%)
Median Home Value $179,545
Average Home Value $236,694


Median Household Income $48,494
Average Household Income $63,570
Per Capita Income $30,773
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.85% 1.78%
Households 1.44% 1.65%
Families 1.44% 1.66%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Gerton, NC 28735 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28735 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 # 738 5th
Population Density1 # 532 31st
Diversity Index2 # 652 16th
Median Household Income # 223 71st
Per Capita Income # 101 87th

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