Green Mountain, NC 28740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Green Mountain, NC 28740

Acceptable Alternative
Green Mtn, NC 28740

Not Acceptable, USPS
Double Island, NC 28740
Green Mt, NC 28740
Greenmountain, NC 28740
Grn Mountain, NC 28740
Lower Pig Pen, NC 28740
Pleasant Gap, NC 28740
Relief, NC 28740
Upper Pig Pen, NC 28740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,295
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Yancey County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.994, Longitude -82.274
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Green Mountain, NC 28740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,083
Population in Households 2,083
Population in Familes 1,766
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 875
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 610
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 711 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 408 (31.8%)
Median Home Value $116,597
Average Home Value $158,966


Median Household Income $36,139
Average Household Income $47,241
Per Capita Income $19,845
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.67%
Households 0.41% 0.63%
Families 0.24% 0.49%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Green Mountain, NC 28740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28740 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 # 601 23rd
Population Density1 # 671 13th
Diversity Index2 # 729 6th
Median Household Income # 575 26th
Per Capita Income # 562 28th

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