Spindale, NC 28160 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28160: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spindale, NC 28160

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rutherford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.358, Longitude -81.925
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 262
  • PO Box Addresses: 208
  • Residential Addresses: 1,637
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,614

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

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Spindale, NC 28160 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,921
Daytime Population: Workers 4,428
Daytime Population: Residents 2,421
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,849
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.75
Population in Households 3,662
Population in Familes 2,823
Population in Group Qrtrs 259
Population Density2 686
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $30,315
Average Household Income $43,761
Per Capita Income $18,823


Total Housing Units 1,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 801 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 747 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $90,263
Average Home Value $109,988


Total Households 1,548
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 936
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 0.01% -0.09%
Households -0.13% -0.14%
Families -0.36% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Spindale, NC 28160 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28160 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 # 482 38th
Population Density # 153 81st
Diversity Index # 360 54th
Median Household Income # 721 8th
Per Capita Income # 667 15th

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