Thurmond, NC 28683 ZIP Code Profile

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Doughton, NC

ZIP Code 28683: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thurmond, NC 28683

Not Acceptable, USPS
Doughton, NC 28683

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wilkes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.363, Longitude -80.939
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28683 has segments in 2 Counties (Surry, Wilkes).

  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • PO Box Addresses: 57
  • Residential Addresses: 764
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 764

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

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Thurmond, NC 28683 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,984
Population in Households 1,984
Population in Familes 1,711
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $35,036
Average Household Income $48,060
Per Capita Income $20,130


Total Housing Units 996 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 693 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $97,222
Average Home Value $143,759


Total Households 831
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 595
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 0.08% -0.01%
Households 0.03% -0.02%
Families -0.1% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Thurmond, NC 28683 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28683 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 # 613 21st
Population Density # 572 27th
Diversity Index # 756 3rd
Median Household Income # 668 14th
Per Capita Income # 634 18th

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