Sugar Grove, NC 28679 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28679: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sugar Grove, NC 28679

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Watauga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.273, Longitude -81.876
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 47
  • PO Box Addresses: 174
  • Residential Addresses: 867
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 867

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

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Sugar Grove, NC 28679 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,895
Population in Households 1,895
Population in Familes 1,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 88
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $46,762
Average Household Income $60,772
Per Capita Income $24,854


Total Housing Units 1,036 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 622 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 261 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $255,064


Total Households 775
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 536
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 0.59% 0.72%
Households 0.61% 0.69%
Families 0.51% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Sugar Grove, NC 28679 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28679 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 # 622 20th
Population Density # 492 37th
Diversity Index # 739 5th
Median Household Income # 362 53rd
Per Capita Income # 347 55th

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