Boomer, NC 28606 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28606: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boomer, NC 28606

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wilkes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.226, Longitude -81.099
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28606 has segments in 2 Counties (Caldwell, Wilkes).

  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • PO Box Addresses: 86
  • Residential Addresses: 904
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 904

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

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Boomer, NC 28606 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,122
Population in Households 2,047
Population in Familes 1,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $38,047
Average Household Income $52,391
Per Capita Income $21,625


Total Housing Units 984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 678 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $131,053
Average Home Value $174,078


Total Households 842
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 578
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 0.57% 0.45%
Households 0.52% 0.45%
Families 0.38% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Boomer, NC 28606 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28606 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 # 603 22nd
Population Density # 611 21st
Diversity Index # 510 34th
Median Household Income # 586 25th
Per Capita Income # 540 30th

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