Vilas, NC 28692 ZIP Code Profile

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Reese, NC | Sherwood, NC | Vilas, NC

ZIP Code 28692: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vilas, NC 28692

Not Acceptable, USPS
Reese, NC 28692
Sherwood, NC 28692

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Watauga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.273, Longitude -81.787
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 88
  • PO Box Addresses: 161
  • Residential Addresses: 1,869
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,869

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

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Vilas, NC 28692 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,925
Daytime Population: Workers 443
Daytime Population: Residents 1,682
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,125
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 3,921
Population in Familes 2,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 100
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $40,765
Average Household Income $57,366
Per Capita Income $24,066


Total Housing Units 2,315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,079 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 566 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 670 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $187,753
Average Home Value $237,604


Total Households 1,645
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,040
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 0.66% 0.57%
Households 0.6% 0.53%
Families 0.49% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   3.78%

Vilas, NC 28692 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28692 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 # 481 39th
Population Density # 453 42nd
Diversity Index # 726 7th
Median Household Income # 466 41st
Per Capita Income # 339 57th

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