Marion, NC 28752 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28752: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Marion, NC 28752

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,041
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,949
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 106
  • County: McDowell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.675, Longitude -82.017
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28752 has segments in 2 Counties (McDowell, Rutherford).

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Marion, NC 28752 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,733
Population in Households 29,471
Population in Familes 24,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,262
Population Density1 124
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 11,980
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 8,125
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,127 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,853 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,104 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $110,742
Average Home Value $150,504


Median Household Income $38,933
Average Household Income $52,483
Per Capita Income $21,421
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.29%
Households 0.11% 0.21%
Families -0.06% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.2%
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.

Marion, NC 28752 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28752 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 # 110 86th
Population Density1 # 401 49th
Diversity Index2 # 531 32nd
Median Household Income # 526 33rd
Per Capita Income # 505 36th

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