Granite Falls, NC 28630 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28630: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Granite Falls, NC 28630

Acceptable Alternative
Sawmills, NC 28630

Not Acceptable, USPS
Baton, NC 28630
Dudley Shoals, NC 28630
Grace Chapel, NC 28630

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Caldwell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.816, Longitude -81.457
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 443
  • PO Box Addresses: 435
  • Residential Addresses: 7,717
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 103
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,614

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 28630 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28630 (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 - 2019 Demographics

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Granite Falls, NC 28630 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Granite Falls, NC 28630 Housing Affordability Index is 204
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Granite Falls, NC 28630 Wealth Index is 66
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 20,369
Population in Households 20,259
Population in Familes 17,084
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density 334
Diversity Index1 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,748
Average Household Income $65,495
Per Capita Income $26,004
Wealth Index3 66

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,806 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,279 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 791 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $136,454
Housing Affordability Index2 204
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,085
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,858
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.11% 0.19%
Households 0.22% 0.26%
Families 0.1% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Granite Falls, NC 28630 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28630 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 195 75th
Population Density # 232 70th
Diversity Index # 670 14th
Median Household Income # 260 67th
Per Capita Income # 347 56th

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