Otto, NC 28763 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28763: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Otto, NC 28763

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,231
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Macon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.047, Longitude -83.397
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Otto, NC 28763 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,690
Population in Households 2,685
Population in Familes 2,247
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 1,119
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 781
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 878 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 605 (35.1%)
Median Home Value $186,126
Average Home Value $224,374


Median Household Income $41,410
Average Household Income $50,733
Per Capita Income $21,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.55%
Households 0.84% 0.5%
Families 0.71% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Otto, NC 28763 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28763 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 # 558 28th
Population Density1 # 583 25th
Diversity Index2 # 588 25th
Median Household Income # 398 49th
Per Capita Income # 460 41st

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