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: 29
  • PO Box Addresses: 122
  • Residential Addresses: 1,001
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,001

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

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Lowgap, NC 27024 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,693
Daytime Population: Workers 380
Daytime Population: Residents 1,598
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,978
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 2,638
Population in Familes 2,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 64
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $28,490
Average Household Income $44,717
Per Capita Income $18,662


Total Housing Units 1,345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 843 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $101,471
Average Home Value $143,357


Total Households 1,095
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 779
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 -0.26% -0.31%
Households -0.35% -0.35%
Families -0.52% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Lowgap, NC 27024 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27024 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 # 557 29th
Population Density # 566 28th
Diversity Index # 660 16th
Median Household Income # 739 6th
Per Capita Income # 674 14th

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