Almond, NC 28702 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28702: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Almond, NC 28702

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Swain County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.388, Longitude -83.635
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • PO Box Addresses: 103
  • Residential Addresses: 227
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 227

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

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Almond, NC 28702 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 700
Daytime Population: Workers 105
Daytime Population: Residents 371
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 476
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 700
Population in Familes 571
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $31,366
Average Household Income $46,430
Per Capita Income $21,424


Total Housing Units 737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (36.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 414 (56.2%)
Median Home Value $147,340
Average Home Value $159,871


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 218
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 -0.6% -0.43%
Households -0.66% -0.5%
Families -0.8% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Almond, NC 28702 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28702 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 # 709 9th
Population Density # 706 10th
Diversity Index # 755 4th
Median Household Income # 708 10th
Per Capita Income # 504 36th

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