Cedar Mountain, NC 28718 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28718: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cedar Mountain, NC 28718

Acceptable Alternative
Cedar Mtn, NC 28718

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Transylvania County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.137, Longitude -82.683
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 56
  • PO Box Addresses: 185
  • Residential Addresses: 216
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 216

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 28718 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28718 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Cedar Mountain, NC 28718 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 607
Population in Households 607
Population in Familes 485
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $56,128
Average Household Income $75,652
Per Capita Income $32,405


Total Housing Units 415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (37.3%)
Median Home Value $244,444
Average Home Value $419,240


Total Households 260
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 169
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.68% 0.59%
Households 0.64% 0.61%
Families 0.46% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Cedar Mountain, NC 28718 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28718 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 720 8th
Population Density # 703 10th
Diversity Index # 742 5th
Median Household Income # 198 75th
Per Capita Income # 145 82nd

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