Stony Point, NC 28678 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28678: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stony Point, NC 28678

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alexander County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.851, Longitude -81.043
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 77
  • PO Box Addresses: 186
  • Residential Addresses: 1,937
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,937

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

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Stony Point, NC 28678 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,288
Daytime Population: Workers 684
Daytime Population: Residents 2,802
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,486
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 5,288
Population in Familes 4,467
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 122
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $42,842
Average Household Income $57,493
Per Capita Income $22,180


Total Housing Units 2,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,526 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 514 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $127,888
Average Home Value $178,424


Total Households 2,040
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,466
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 0.3% 0.35%
Households 0.27% 0.31%
Families 0.13% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Stony Point, NC 28678 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28678 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 # 433 45th
Population Density # 409 48th
Diversity Index # 505 35th
Median Household Income # 397 49th
Per Capita Income # 452 42nd

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