Flat Rock, NC 28731 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28731: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Flat Rock, NC 28731

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Henderson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.272, Longitude -82.42
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 344
  • PO Box Addresses: 632
  • Residential Addresses: 3,842
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 136
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,706

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

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  1. 28731 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28731 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Flat Rock, NC 28731 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,783
Population in Households 8,712
Population in Familes 7,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 280
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $51,895
Average Household Income $70,757
Per Capita Income $30,401


Total Housing Units 4,856 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,969 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 779 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,108 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $246,245
Average Home Value $314,845


Total Households 3,748
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 2,584
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.69% 1.65%
Households 1.73% 1.67%
Families 1.63% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Flat Rock, NC 28731 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28731 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 # 331 57th
Population Density # 260 67th
Diversity Index # 477 39th
Median Household Income # 240 69th
Per Capita Income # 151 81st

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