Traphill, NC 28685 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28685: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Traphill, NC 28685

Not Acceptable, USPS
Abshers, NC 28685
Dockery, NC 28685
Joynes, NC 28685
Moxley, NC 28685

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wilkes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.346, Longitude -81.028
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • PO Box Addresses: 65
  • Residential Addresses: 805
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 805

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

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Traphill, NC 28685 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,319
Daytime Population: Workers 230
Daytime Population: Residents 1,497
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,727
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 2,319
Population in Familes 1,971
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $34,686
Average Household Income $48,735
Per Capita Income $19,755


Total Housing Units 1,175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 740 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 235 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $108,495
Average Home Value $123,142


Total Households 940
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 665
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 0.89% 0.64%
Households 0.79% 0.59%
Families 0.64% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Traphill, NC 28685 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28685 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 # 585 25th
Population Density # 631 19th
Diversity Index # 723 8th
Median Household Income # 658 16th
Per Capita Income # 619 21st

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