La Grange, NC 28551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Grange, NC 28551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lenoir County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.308, Longitude -77.79
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28551 has segments in 3 Counties (Greene, Lenoir, Wayne).

  • Businesses Addresses: 299
  • PO Box Addresses: 170
  • Residential Addresses: 5,570
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,547

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

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  1. 28551 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28551 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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La Grange, NC 28551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,529
Population in Households 13,333
Population in Familes 11,210
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $44,571
Average Household Income $61,223
Per Capita Income $24,161


Total Housing Units 5,988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,596 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,667 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 725 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $129,008
Average Home Value $162,403


Total Households 5,263
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,637
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% -0.18%
Households -0.04% -0.26%
Families -0.17% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

La Grange, NC 28551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28551 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 257 67th
Population Density # 441 43rd
Diversity Index # 123 84th
Median Household Income # 409 47th
Per Capita Income # 384 51st

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