Indian Trail, NC 28079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indian Trail, NC 28079

Acceptable Alternative
Lake Park, NC 28079

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hemby, NC 28079
Hemby Bridge, NC 28079
Indian Trl, NC 28079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.099, Longitude -80.631
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28079 has segments in 2 Counties (Mecklenburg, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,416
  • PO Box Addresses: 663
  • Residential Addresses: 13,606
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 268
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,338

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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Indian Trail, NC 28079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 39,291 (100%)
Population in Households 39,147 (99.6%)
Population in Families 35,343 (90.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 144 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 892
Diversity Index2 47
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $83,798
Average Household Income $98,355
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $32,832
Wealth Index5 101
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 13,774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,272 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,842 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 660 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $228,539
Average Home Value $271,420
Housing Affordability Index3 219
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,114
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 10,540
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 2.34% 2.27%
Households 2.18% 2.2%
Families 2.08% 2.13%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
Owner Occupied HU   2.2%

Indian Trail, NC 28079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28079 to the other 776 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 80 90th
Population Density # 127 84th
Median Household Income # 42 95th
Housing Affordability Index # 549 71st
Per Capita Income # 150 81st
Diversity Index # 406 48th

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