Newland, NC 28657 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 28657: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newland, NC 28657

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Avery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.033, Longitude -81.954
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28657 has segments in 2 Counties (Avery, Burke).

  • Businesses Addresses: 353
  • PO Box Addresses: 554
  • Residential Addresses: 4,200
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 32
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,168

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

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Newland, NC 28657 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,824
Daytime Population: Workers 3,386
Daytime Population: Residents 5,311
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,697
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 9,308
Population in Familes 7,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 516
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $36,150
Average Household Income $51,813
Per Capita Income $22,862


Total Housing Units 7,202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,166 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,037 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,999 (41.6%)
Median Home Value $159,637
Average Home Value $206,451


Total Households 4,203
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,769
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 0.29% 0.13%
Households 0.29% 0.12%
Families 0.12% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Newland, NC 28657 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28657 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 # 312 60th
Population Density # 554 29th
Diversity Index # 646 17th
Median Household Income # 613 22nd
Per Capita Income # 408 48th

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