Sparta, NC 28675 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 28675: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sparta, NC 28675

Acceptable Alternative
Whitehead, NC 28675

Not Acceptable, USPS
Edwards Crossroads, NC 28675
Stratford, NC 28675
Twin Oaks, NC 28675

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alleghany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.506, Longitude -81.117
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 344
  • PO Box Addresses: 586
  • Residential Addresses: 2,540
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,540

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

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Sparta, NC 28675 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,411
Daytime Population: Workers 3,207
Daytime Population: Residents 3,864
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,071
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 6,300
Population in Familes 5,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $34,078
Average Household Income $48,527
Per Capita Income $20,926


Total Housing Units 4,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,872 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 854 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,315 (32.5%)
Median Home Value $150,936
Average Home Value $176,402


Total Households 2,726
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,777
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 -0.03% -0.24%
Households -0.13% -0.29%
Families -0.31% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Sparta, NC 28675 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28675 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 # 407 48th
Population Density # 576 26th
Diversity Index # 487 38th
Median Household Income # 666 15th
Per Capita Income # 540 31st

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