Roaring River, NC 28669 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28669: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Roaring River, NC 28669

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lomax, NC 28669

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wilkes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.191, Longitude -80.999
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • PO Box Addresses: 120
  • Residential Addresses: 1,209
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,209

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

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Roaring River, NC 28669 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,048
Daytime Population: Workers 697
Daytime Population: Residents 1,986
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,683
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 3,046
Population in Familes 2,586
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 65
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $36,331
Average Household Income $49,472
Per Capita Income $19,478


Total Housing Units 1,411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 907 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 292 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $106,312
Average Home Value $135,061


Total Households 1,199
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 862
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 -0.14% 0.02%
Households -0.23% -0.05%
Families -0.41% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Roaring River, NC 28669 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28669 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 # 523 33rd
Population Density # 561 28th
Diversity Index # 623 20th
Median Household Income # 605 23rd
Per Capita Income # 634 19th

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