Banner Elk, NC 28604 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28604: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Banner Elk, NC 28604

Acceptable Alternative
Beech Mountain, NC 28604
Beech Mtn, NC 28604
Seven Devils, NC 28604
Sugar Mountain, NC 28604
Sugar Mtn, NC 28604

Not Acceptable, USPS
Balm, NC 28604
Elk Valley, NC 28604
Foscoe, NC 28604
Grandfather, NC 28604
Kellersville, NC 28604
Matney, NC 28604
Norwood Hollow, NC 28604
Rominger, NC 28604
White Rock, NC 28604

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Avery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.172, Longitude -81.825
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28604 has segments in 2 Counties (Avery, Watauga).

  • Businesses Addresses: 481
  • PO Box Addresses: 743
  • Residential Addresses: 5,065
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 350
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,715

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 28604 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28604 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Banner Elk, NC 28604 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,618
Population in Households 6,217
Population in Familes 4,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 401
Population Density2 100
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,714
Average Household Income $69,311
Per Capita Income $30,082

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,070 (20.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 715 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,160 (72.0%)
Median Home Value $249,807
Average Home Value $319,396
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,785
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,710
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.33% 0.32%
Households 0.43% 0.37%
Families 0.27% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Banner Elk, NC 28604 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28604 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 # 397 49th
Population Density # 458 41st
Diversity Index # 687 11th
Median Household Income # 340 56th
Per Capita Income # 166 79th

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