Linden, NC 28356 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28356: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Linden, NC 28356

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.232, Longitude -78.798
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28356 has segments in 2 Counties (Cumberland, Harnett).

  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • PO Box Addresses: 159
  • Residential Addresses: 1,977
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,977

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

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Linden, NC 28356 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,275
Daytime Population: Workers 427
Daytime Population: Residents 3,050
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,477
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 5,274
Population in Familes 4,548
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 91
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $54,762
Average Household Income $70,778
Per Capita Income $27,068


Total Housing Units 2,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,533 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 484 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $147,757
Average Home Value $186,676


Total Households 2,017
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,491
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 0.86% 0.68%
Households 0.91% 0.7%
Families 0.71% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Linden, NC 28356 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28356 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 # 435 45th
Population Density # 478 39th
Diversity Index # 216 72nd
Median Household Income # 138 82nd
Per Capita Income # 216 73rd

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