Gerton, NC 28735 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28735: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gerton, NC 28735

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Henderson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.474, Longitude -82.308
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 71
  • Residential Addresses: 97
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 97

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

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Gerton, NC 28735 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 294
Daytime Population: Workers 19
Daytime Population: Residents 167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 186
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 294
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $51,436
Average Household Income $67,924
Per Capita Income $34,424


Total Housing Units 363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (33.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 (59.0%)
Median Home Value $189,286
Average Home Value $237,190


Total Households 149
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 103
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.93% 1.77%
Households 1.79% 1.69%
Families 1.72% 1.51%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Gerton, NC 28735 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28735 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 # 744 5th
Population Density # 533 32nd
Diversity Index # 670 14th
Median Household Income # 190 76th
Per Capita Income # 90 89th

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