Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28430: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Columbus County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.287, Longitude -78.928
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • PO Box Addresses: 215
  • Residential Addresses: 572
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 572

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 28430 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28430 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 2,055
Population in Households 2,053
Population in Familes 1,724
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $42,431
Average Household Income $56,560
Per Capita Income $21,992


Total Housing Units 942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 613 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $78,776
Average Home Value $101,550


Total Households 799
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 556
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.2% -0.37%
Households -0.19% -0.38%
Families -0.31% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28430 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 605 22nd
Population Density # 635 19th
Diversity Index # 387 51st
Median Household Income # 530 32nd
Per Capita Income # 579 26th

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