Lansing, NC 28643 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 28643: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lansing, NC 28643

Acceptable Alternative
Husk, NC 28643

Not Acceptable, USPS
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Tuckerdale, NC 28643

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ashe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.49, Longitude -81.51
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 52
  • PO Box Addresses: 147
  • Residential Addresses: 1,548
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,548

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lansing, NC 28643 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,028
Daytime Population: Workers 522
Daytime Population: Residents 1,795
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,317
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 3,006
Population in Familes 2,445
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $31,120
Average Household Income $45,634
Per Capita Income $20,226


Total Housing Units 1,997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,072 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 663 (33.2%)
Median Home Value $140,345
Average Home Value $165,788


Total Households 1,334
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 893
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 -0.58% -0.46%
Households -0.69% -0.55%
Families -0.85% -0.66%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Lansing, NC 28643 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28643 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 # 527 33rd
Population Density # 654 16th
Diversity Index # 732 7th
Median Household Income # 716 9th
Per Capita Income # 592 24th

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