Nashville, NC 27856 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27856: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nashville, NC 27856

Acceptable Alternative
Momeyer, NC 27856

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nash County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.966, Longitude -77.959
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 406
  • PO Box Addresses: 372
  • Residential Addresses: 6,752
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 72
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,680

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

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Nashville, NC 27856 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,172
Daytime Population: Workers 7,056
Daytime Population: Residents 9,107
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,163
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 16,195
Population in Familes 13,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 977
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $50,219
Average Household Income $66,059
Per Capita Income $26,194


Total Housing Units 6,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,376 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,057 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 548 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $145,596
Average Home Value $179,005


Total Households 6,433
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 4,528
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 0.09% -0.07%
Households 0.17% -0.12%
Families -0.01% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Nashville, NC 27856 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27856 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 # 220 72nd
Population Density # 412 47th
Diversity Index # 257 67th
Median Household Income # 220 72nd
Per Capita Income # 249 68th

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