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: 30
  • PO Box Addresses: 223
  • Residential Addresses: 570
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 570

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

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Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,172
Daytime Population: Workers 272
Daytime Population: Residents 1,333
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,605
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 2,170
Population in Familes 1,819
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $32,935
Average Household Income $47,014
Per Capita Income $18,196


Total Housing Units 997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 629 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $86,677
Average Home Value $120,390


Total Households 840
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 584
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 -0.22% -0.44%
Households -0.26% -0.46%
Families -0.39% -0.55%
Median Household Income   -0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

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

The table below compares 28430 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 # 596 24th
Population Density # 652 17th
Diversity Index # 406 48th
Median Household Income # 685 13th
Per Capita Income # 690 12th

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