Newton, NC 28658 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 28658: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newton, NC 28658

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Catawba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.658, Longitude -81.233
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 774
  • PO Box Addresses: 310
  • Residential Addresses: 10,539
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 408
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,131

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

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Newton, NC 28658 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,124
Population in Households 24,539
Population in Familes 20,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 585
Population Density2 362
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $42,412
Average Household Income $57,895
Per Capita Income $22,638


Total Housing Units 10,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,274 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,293 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 932 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $136,872
Average Home Value $179,017


Total Households 9,567
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 6,576
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 0.19% 0.31%
Households 0.1% 0.26%
Families -0.03% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Newton, NC 28658 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28658 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 155 80th
Population Density # 217 72nd
Diversity Index # 326 58th
Median Household Income # 470 39th
Per Capita Income # 481 38th

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