Walnut Cove, NC 27052 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27052: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walnut Cove, NC 27052

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brook Cove, NC 27052
Fulp, NC 27052
Meadow, NC 27052

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Stokes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.313, Longitude -80.155
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27052 has segments in 2 Counties (Forsyth, Stokes).

  • Businesses Addresses: 235
  • PO Box Addresses: 400
  • Residential Addresses: 4,170
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 53
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,117

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Walnut Cove, NC 27052 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,187
Daytime Population: Workers 2,356
Daytime Population: Residents 5,490
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,846
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 10,059
Population in Familes 8,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density2 108
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $45,060
Average Household Income $59,696
Per Capita Income $25,382


Total Housing Units 4,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,159 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,118 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 554 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $127,545
Average Home Value $155,120


Total Households 4,277
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,870
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 -0.16% -0.23%
Households -0.05% -0.18%
Families -0.22% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Walnut Cove, NC 27052 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27052 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 # 308 61st
Population Density # 437 44th
Diversity Index # 572 27th
Median Household Income # 341 57th
Per Capita Income # 276 65th

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