Laurel Springs, NC 28644 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28644: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laurel Springs, NC 28644

Acceptable Alternative
Laurel Spgs, NC 28644

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alleghany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.448, Longitude -81.253
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28644 has segments in 3 Counties (Alleghany, Ashe, Wilkes).

  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 64
  • Residential Addresses: 788
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 788

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

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Laurel Springs, NC 28644 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,585
Daytime Population: Workers 185
Daytime Population: Residents 837
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,022
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,569
Population in Familes 1,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $42,039
Average Household Income $55,221
Per Capita Income $24,555


Total Housing Units 1,289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 560 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 589 (45.7%)
Median Home Value $173,188
Average Home Value $201,071


Total Households 700
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 492
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 0.38% 0.03%
Households 0.26% -0.03%
Families 0.11% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Laurel Springs, NC 28644 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28644 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 # 649 17th
Population Density # 732 7th
Diversity Index # 672 14th
Median Household Income # 416 47th
Per Capita Income # 319 59th

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