Green Mountain, NC 28740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Green Mountain, NC 28740

Acceptable Alternative
Green Mtn, NC 28740

Not Acceptable, USPS
Double Island, NC 28740
Green Mt, NC 28740
Greenmountain, NC 28740
Grn Mountain, NC 28740
Lower Pig Pen, NC 28740
Pleasant Gap, NC 28740
Relief, NC 28740
Upper Pig Pen, NC 28740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Yancey County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.994, Longitude -82.274
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • PO Box Addresses: 48
  • Residential Addresses: 1,314
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,314

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

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Green Mountain, NC 28740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,754
Daytime Population: Workers 686
Daytime Population: Residents 1,734
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,420
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 2,754
Population in Familes 2,343
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $36,784
Average Household Income $50,539
Per Capita Income $21,526


Total Housing Units 1,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 955 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 558 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $110,693
Average Home Value $152,356


Total Households 1,173
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 824
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 0.06% 0.19%
Households -0.02% 0.12%
Families -0.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Green Mountain, NC 28740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28740 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 # 554 29th
Population Density # 699 11th
Diversity Index # 763 3rd
Median Household Income # 595 24th
Per Capita Income # 499 36th

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