Sandy Ridge, NC 27046 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27046: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sandy Ridge, NC 27046

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Stokes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.493, Longitude -80.089
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 46
  • PO Box Addresses: 83
  • Residential Addresses: 841
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 13
    • Single Family Addresses: 828

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

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Sandy Ridge, NC 27046 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,905
Daytime Population: Workers 197
Daytime Population: Residents 1,002
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,199
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 1,904
Population in Familes 1,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $50,670
Average Household Income $56,952
Per Capita Income $23,690


Total Housing Units 994 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 621 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $100,977
Average Home Value $128,784


Total Households 792
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 555
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 -0.59% -0.62%
Households -0.48% -0.51%
Families -0.63% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Sandy Ridge, NC 27046 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27046 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 # 615 21st
Population Density # 624 20th
Diversity Index # 678 13th
Median Household Income # 208 74th
Per Capita Income # 365 53rd

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