Granite Falls, NC 28630 ZIP Code Profile


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: 451
  • PO Box Addresses: 434
  • Residential Addresses: 7,657
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 98
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,559

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

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  1. 28630 2018 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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Granite Falls, NC 28630 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,967
Population in Households 18,855
Population in Familes 15,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 322
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $50,172
Average Household Income $61,335
Per Capita Income $24,264


Total Housing Units 8,251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,298 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,159 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 794 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $123,577
Average Home Value $155,469


Total Households 7,457
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 5,415
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% 0.12%
Households 0.04% 0.16%
Families -0.09% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

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

The table below compares 28630 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 # 206 74th
Population Density # 231 70th
Diversity Index # 679 13th
Median Household Income # 287 63rd
Per Capita Income # 380 51st

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