Deep Gap, NC 28618 ZIP Code Profile

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

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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: 82
  • PO Box Addresses: 219
  • Residential Addresses: 1,008
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,008

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

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Deep Gap, NC 28618 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,264
Daytime Population: Workers 417
Daytime Population: Residents 1,198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,615
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 2,258
Population in Familes 1,872
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $50,036
Average Household Income $61,612
Per Capita Income $25,615


Total Housing Units 1,395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 706 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 456 (32.7%)
Median Home Value $201,724
Average Home Value $238,952


Total Households 939
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 650
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 0.45% 0.45%
Households 0.45% 0.42%
Families 0.34% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   3.84%

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

The table below compares 28618 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 # 588 25th
Population Density # 572 27th
Diversity Index # 689 12th
Median Household Income # 225 71st
Per Capita Income # 271 65th

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