Kings Mountain, NC 28086 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28086: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Acceptable Alternative
Kings Mtn, NC 28086

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cleveland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.247, Longitude -81.361
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28086 has segments in 2 Counties (Cleveland, Gaston).

  • Businesses Addresses: 819
  • PO Box Addresses: 638
  • Residential Addresses: 11,130
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 112
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,018

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 28086 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28086 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Kings Mountain, NC 28086 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 26,988
Population in Households 26,693
Population in Familes 22,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 295
Population Density2 306
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $40,713
Average Household Income $54,922
Per Capita Income $21,437


Total Housing Units 11,654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,337 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,192 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,125 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $124,090
Average Home Value $151,700


Total Households 10,529
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 7,445
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.34% 0.27%
Households 0.34% 0.28%
Families 0.21% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Kings Mountain, NC 28086 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28086 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 137 83rd
Population Density # 250 68th
Diversity Index # 473 39th
Median Household Income # 572 27th
Per Capita Income # 607 22nd

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