Lenoir, NC 28645 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28645: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lenoir, NC 28645

Acceptable Alternative
Boone, NC 28645
Cajahs Mountain, NC 28645
Cajahs Mtn, NC 28645
Cedar Rock, NC 28645

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brown Mountain Beach, NC 28645
Edgemont, NC 28645
Gamewell, NC 28645
Joyceton, NC 28645
Kings Creek, NC 28645
Laytown, NC 28645
Mortimer, NC 28645
Upton, NC 28645
Valmead, NC 28645
Warrior, NC 28645

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Caldwell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.949, Longitude -81.53
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28645 has segments in 3 Counties (Caldwell, Watauga, Wilkes).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,342
  • PO Box Addresses: 884
  • Residential Addresses: 19,456
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 310
    • Single Family Addresses: 19,146

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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  1. 28645 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28645 (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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Lenoir, NC 28645 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lenoir, NC 28645 Housing Affordability Index is 174
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

Lenoir, NC 28645 Wealth Index is 57
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 47,621 (100%)
Population in Households 46,850 (98.4%)
Population in Families 38,222 (80.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 771 ( 1.6%)
Population Density 145
Diversity Index2 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,478
Average Household Income $56,496
Per Capita Income $23,188
Wealth Index4 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 22,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,000 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,527 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,720 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $120,589
Housing Affordability Index3 174
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,527
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 13,184
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.08% 0.16%
Households 0.18% 0.22%
Families 0.04% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Lenoir, NC 28645 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28645 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 # 41 95th
Population Density # 373 52nd
Diversity Index # 512 34th
Median Household Income # 553 29th
Per Capita Income # 497 36th

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