Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28747: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 78
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,328
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Transylvania County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.146, Longitude -82.934
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,646
Population in Households 2,646
Population in Familes 2,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,108
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 739
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 870 (37.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,210 (52.2%)
Median Home Value $171,552
Average Home Value $257,356


Median Household Income $47,902
Average Household Income $68,499
Per Capita Income $28,683
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.51% 1.23%
Households 1.4% 1.16%
Families 1.2% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.

Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28747 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 # 562 28th
Population Density1 # 641 18th
Diversity Index2 # 662 15th
Median Household Income # 236 70th
Per Capita Income # 137 82nd

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