Hiddenite, NC 28636 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28636: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hiddenite, NC 28636

Not Acceptable, USPS
Vashti, NC 28636

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alexander County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.998, Longitude -81.106
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28636 has segments in 2 Counties (Alexander, Iredell).

  • Businesses Addresses: 102
  • PO Box Addresses: 259
  • Residential Addresses: 1,939
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,939

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

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Hiddenite, NC 28636 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,430
Daytime Population: Workers 1,501
Daytime Population: Residents 2,924
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,425
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 5,429
Population in Familes 4,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $40,525
Average Household Income $49,716
Per Capita Income $19,141


Total Housing Units 2,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,605 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 485 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $111,842
Average Home Value $170,078


Total Households 2,090
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,511
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 0.13% -0.07%
Households 0.11% -0.07%
Families -0.04% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Hiddenite, NC 28636 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28636 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 # 429 45th
Population Density # 482 38th
Diversity Index # 581 26th
Median Household Income # 475 39th
Per Capita Income # 649 17th

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