Mill Spring, NC 28756 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28756: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mill Spring, NC 28756

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.34, Longitude -82.17
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28756 has segments in 2 Counties (Polk, Rutherford).

  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • PO Box Addresses: 316
  • Residential Addresses: 1,750
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,750

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

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Mill Spring, NC 28756 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,924
Daytime Population: Workers 842
Daytime Population: Residents 2,595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,437
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 4,865
Population in Familes 3,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 56
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $41,368
Average Household Income $54,512
Per Capita Income $22,266


Total Housing Units 2,625 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,462 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 531 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 632 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $153,093
Average Home Value $205,934


Total Households 1,993
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,338
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 0.8% 0.85%
Households 0.65% 0.76%
Families 0.48% 0.65%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Mill Spring, NC 28756 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28756 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 # 445 43rd
Population Density # 594 24th
Diversity Index # 583 26th
Median Household Income # 440 44th
Per Capita Income # 445 43rd

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