Mount Gilead, NC 27306 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27306: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Gilead, NC 27306

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wadeville, NC 27306

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.269, Longitude -79.974
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27306 has segments in 2 Counties (Montgomery, Richmond).

  • Businesses Addresses: 151
  • PO Box Addresses: 484
  • Residential Addresses: 2,456
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,456

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

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Mount Gilead, NC 27306 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,027
Population in Households 5,999
Population in Familes 5,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $31,178
Average Household Income $48,492
Per Capita Income $20,726


Total Housing Units 4,873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,927 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 639 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,307 (47.3%)
Median Home Value $100,975
Average Home Value $183,705


Total Households 2,566
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,753
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 -0.37% -0.41%
Households -0.25% -0.35%
Families -0.39% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Mount Gilead, NC 27306 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27306 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 # 417 46th
Population Density # 682 12th
Diversity Index # 283 63rd
Median Household Income # 719 7th
Per Capita Income # 600 23rd

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