China Grove, NC 28023 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28023: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
China Grove, NC 28023

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rowan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.569, Longitude -80.59
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 390
  • PO Box Addresses: 270
  • Residential Addresses: 5,814
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,814

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

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China Grove, NC 28023 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,882
Daytime Population: Workers 3,349
Daytime Population: Residents 7,117
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,466
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 13,803
Population in Familes 11,702
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 334
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $51,803
Average Household Income $69,253
Per Capita Income $26,601


Total Housing Units 5,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,907 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,400 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 532 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $153,682
Average Home Value $196,378


Total Households 5,307
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 3,872
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 0.27% 0.29%
Households 0.14% 0.21%
Families 0.0% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

China Grove, NC 28023 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28023 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 # 251 68th
Population Density # 233 70th
Diversity Index # 529 33rd
Median Household Income # 186 76th
Per Capita Income # 235 70th

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