Deep Gap, NC 28618 ZIP Code Profile

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Deep Gap, NC | Stony Fork, NC | Triplett, NC

ZIP Code 28618: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Deep Gap, NC 28618

Acceptable Alternative
Triplett, NC 28618

Not Acceptable, USPS
Meadow Creek, NC 28618
Stony Fork, NC 28618

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Watauga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.192, Longitude -81.53
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28618 has segments in 2 Counties (Watauga, Wilkes).

  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • PO Box Addresses: 212
  • Residential Addresses: 1,015
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,015

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

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Deep Gap, NC 28618 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,349
Population in Households 2,343
Population in Familes 1,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 63
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $48,726
Average Household Income $64,490
Per Capita Income $26,938


Total Housing Units 1,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 800 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 438 (30.9%)
Median Home Value $205,229
Average Home Value $248,344


Total Households 979
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 678
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 0.49% 0.57%
Households 0.51% 0.61%
Families 0.4% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Deep Gap, NC 28618 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28618 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 # 586 25th
Population Density # 564 27th
Diversity Index # 689 11th
Median Household Income # 316 59th
Per Capita Income # 263 66th

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