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: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 47
  • Residential Addresses: 1,343
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,343

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 28740 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28740 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. North Carolina Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Green Mountain, NC 28740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 2,123
Population in Households 2,123
Population in Familes 1,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $41,992
Average Household Income $54,212
Per Capita Income $23,723


Total Housing Units 1,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 751 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 (33.0%)
Median Home Value $137,271
Average Home Value $162,983


Total Households 929
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 651
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 0.39% 0.23%
Households 0.49% 0.3%
Families 0.32% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

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

The table below compares 28740 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 # 601 23rd
Population Density # 723 7th
Diversity Index # 748 4th
Median Household Income # 543 30th
Per Capita Income # 464 41st

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