Piney Creek, NC 28663 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28663: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Piney Creek, NC 28663

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alleghany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.563, Longitude -81.282
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • PO Box Addresses: 33
  • Residential Addresses: 384
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 384

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

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Piney Creek, NC 28663 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 703
Population in Households 703
Population in Familes 596
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $36,152
Average Household Income $54,214
Per Capita Income $23,290


Total Housing Units 703 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 ( 7.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 (57.0%)
Median Home Value $181,098
Average Home Value $212,048


Total Households 302
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 215
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 0.81% 0.28%
Households 0.75% 0.2%
Families 0.64% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Piney Creek, NC 28663 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28663 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 # 708 9th
Population Density # 675 13th
Diversity Index # 613 21st
Median Household Income # 645 17th
Per Capita Income # 438 44th

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