Tryon, NC 28782 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28782: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tryon, NC 28782

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.217, Longitude -82.226
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 360
  • PO Box Addresses: 295
  • Residential Addresses: 2,884
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,850

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

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Tryon, NC 28782 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,590
Daytime Population: Workers 1,744
Daytime Population: Residents 3,725
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,469
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 6,472
Population in Familes 4,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 135
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $41,346
Average Household Income $57,698
Per Capita Income $26,858


Total Housing Units 3,853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,191 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 842 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 820 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $198,894
Average Home Value $262,540


Total Households 3,033
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 1,820
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 0.38% 0.55%
Households 0.25% 0.47%
Families 0.03% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Tryon, NC 28782 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28782 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 # 403 49th
Population Density # 387 51st
Diversity Index # 545 31st
Median Household Income # 441 44th
Per Capita Income # 222 72nd

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