Scaly Mountain, NC 28775 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28775: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scaly Mountain, NC 28775

Acceptable Alternative
Scaly Mtn, NC 28775

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Macon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.014, Longitude -83.334
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • PO Box Addresses: 173
  • Residential Addresses: 214
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 214

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

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Scaly Mountain, NC 28775 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 465
Daytime Population: Workers 123
Daytime Population: Residents 253
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 376
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 465
Population in Familes 375
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $40,542
Average Household Income $66,540
Per Capita Income $28,619


Total Housing Units 579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (27.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 (65.5%)
Median Home Value $223,276
Average Home Value $347,134


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 132
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 1.25% 0.64%
Households 1.16% 0.59%
Families 0.98% 0.45%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Scaly Mountain, NC 28775 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28775 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 # 733 6th
Population Density # 672 14th
Diversity Index # 667 15th
Median Household Income # 474 40th
Per Capita Income # 169 79th

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