Fleetwood, NC 28626 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28626: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fleetwood, NC 28626

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ashe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.404, Longitude -81.494
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 64
  • PO Box Addresses: 92
  • Residential Addresses: 1,218
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,218

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

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Fleetwood, NC 28626 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,821
Daytime Population: Workers 179
Daytime Population: Residents 1,408
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,587
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 2,804
Population in Familes 2,326
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 97
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $40,244
Average Household Income $48,799
Per Capita Income $20,098


Total Housing Units 2,001 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 918 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 845 (42.2%)
Median Home Value $189,952
Average Home Value $230,964


Total Households 1,156
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 810
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 0.52% 0.08%
Households 0.41% 0.02%
Families 0.26% -0.07%
Median Household Income   -0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.12%

Fleetwood, NC 28626 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28626 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 # 544 31st
Population Density # 464 41st
Diversity Index # 724 8th
Median Household Income # 485 38th
Per Capita Income # 599 24th

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