Lowgap, NC 27024 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27024: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lowgap, NC 27024

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Surry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.5, Longitude -80.847
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • PO Box Addresses: 117
  • Residential Addresses: 1,007
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,007

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Lowgap, NC 27024 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,756
Population in Households 2,701
Population in Familes 2,291
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $29,370
Average Household Income $43,208
Per Capita Income $18,074


Total Housing Units 1,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 862 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $110,248
Average Home Value $151,914


Total Households 1,123
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 799
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 -0.2% -0.37%
Households -0.26% -0.41%
Families -0.39% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Lowgap, NC 27024 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27024 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 554 29th
Population Density # 581 25th
Diversity Index # 655 15th
Median Household Income # 742 4th
Per Capita Income # 709 9th

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