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: 150
  • PO Box Addresses: 493
  • Residential Addresses: 2,506
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,506

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

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Mount Gilead, NC 27306 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,793
Daytime Population: Workers 1,829
Daytime Population: Residents 3,611
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,440
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 5,766
Population in Familes 4,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $30,396
Average Household Income $47,296
Per Capita Income $20,318


Total Housing Units 4,755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,884 (39.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 595 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,276 (47.9%)
Median Home Value $97,658
Average Home Value $170,011


Total Households 2,479
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,689
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% -0.47%
Households -0.42% -0.38%
Families -0.59% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

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

The table below compares 27306 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 # 419 47th
Population Density # 686 12th
Diversity Index # 269 65th
Median Household Income # 720 8th
Per Capita Income # 585 25th

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