Mount Holly, NC 28120 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28120: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Holly, NC 28120

Acceptable Alternative
Mt Holly, NC 28120

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Gaston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.307, Longitude -81.03
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 469
  • PO Box Addresses: 344
  • Residential Addresses: 9,195
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 389
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,806

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

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  1. 28120 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28120 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Mount Holly, NC 28120 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,929
Population in Households 22,747
Population in Familes 19,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 182
Population Density2 707
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $53,823
Average Household Income $74,280
Per Capita Income $29,067


Total Housing Units 9,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,597 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,313 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 531 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $164,033
Average Home Value $197,249


Total Households 8,910
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 6,289
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.68% 1.47%
Households 1.61% 1.44%
Families 1.51% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Mount Holly, NC 28120 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28120 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 168 78th
Population Density # 146 81st
Diversity Index # 484 37th
Median Household Income # 187 76th
Per Capita Income # 197 75th

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