Carthage, NC 28327 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28327: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carthage, NC 28327

Acceptable Alternative
Whisper Pnes, NC 28327
Whispering Pines, NC 28327

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Moore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.341, Longitude -79.362
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 354
  • PO Box Addresses: 747
  • Residential Addresses: 6,551
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 20
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,531

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

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Carthage, NC 28327 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,020
Daytime Population: Workers 3,602
Daytime Population: Residents 10,501
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,103
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 17,855
Population in Familes 15,024
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $50,454
Average Household Income $66,088
Per Capita Income $26,899


Total Housing Units 8,315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,567 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,709 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,039 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $185,368
Average Home Value $206,718


Total Households 7,276
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 5,079
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 1.59% 1.58%
Households 1.77% 1.7%
Families 1.66% 1.63%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Carthage, NC 28327 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28327 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 # 208 74th
Population Density # 483 38th
Diversity Index # 514 34th
Median Household Income # 214 73rd
Per Capita Income # 220 72nd

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