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: 66
  • Residential Addresses: 805
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 805

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

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Traphill, NC 28685 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,006
Population in Households 2,006
Population in Familes 1,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $36,320
Average Household Income $52,483
Per Capita Income $21,454


Total Housing Units 1,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 683 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $116,627
Average Home Value $132,247


Total Households 820
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 581
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.8% 0.63%
Households 0.73% 0.55%
Families 0.6% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Traphill, NC 28685 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28685 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 # 611 21st
Population Density # 643 17th
Diversity Index # 715 8th
Median Household Income # 637 18th
Per Capita Income # 550 29th

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