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, 2017)


Total Population 2,843
Daytime Population: Workers 193
Daytime Population: Residents 1,536
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,729
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 2,838
Population in Familes 2,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $41,343
Average Household Income $50,953
Per Capita Income $21,340


Total Housing Units 1,891 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 928 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 702 (37.1%)
Median Home Value $186,364
Average Home Value $223,815


Total Households 1,189
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 828
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.18%
Households 0.41% 0.13%
Families 0.25% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Otto, NC 28763 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28763 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 # 541 31st
Population Density # 582 26th
Diversity Index # 601 23rd
Median Household Income # 442 44th
Per Capita Income # 514 34th

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