Wingate, NC 28174 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28174: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wingate, NC 28174

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.987, Longitude -80.449
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 114
  • PO Box Addresses: 679
  • Residential Addresses: 2,345
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 76
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,269

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

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Wingate, NC 28174 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,796
Daytime Population: Workers 2,582
Daytime Population: Residents 5,100
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,682
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 7,553
Population in Familes 6,457
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,243
Population Density2 271
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $45,444
Average Household Income $59,785
Per Capita Income $21,375


Total Housing Units 2,874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,728 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 888 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $137,868
Average Home Value $179,499


Total Households 2,616
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,929
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 0.94% 1.29%
Households 0.96% 1.48%
Families 0.73% 1.31%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Wingate, NC 28174 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28174 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 # 332 58th
Population Density # 273 65th
Diversity Index # 64 92nd
Median Household Income # 331 58th
Per Capita Income # 510 35th

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