Robbinsville, NC 28771 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28771: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Robbinsville, NC 28771

Acceptable Alternative
Lake Santeetlah, NC 28771
Lk Santeetlah, NC 28771
Tapoco, NC 28771

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Graham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.346, Longitude -83.874
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 301
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,047
  • Residential Addresses: 2,814
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 49
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,765

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

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Robbinsville, NC 28771 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,030
Daytime Population: Workers 2,366
Daytime Population: Residents 5,167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,533
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 7,937
Population in Familes 6,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $32,787
Average Household Income $47,630
Per Capita Income $19,822


Total Housing Units 5,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,530 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 779 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,909 (36.6%)
Median Home Value $142,384
Average Home Value $185,020


Total Households 3,309
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,281
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 -0.07% -0.24%
Households -0.12% -0.27%
Families -0.27% -0.37%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Robbinsville, NC 28771 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28771 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 # 347 56th
Population Density # 687 12th
Diversity Index # 561 29th
Median Household Income # 687 12th
Per Capita Income # 613 22nd

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