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ZIP Code 28072

Primary City:Granite Quarry, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Rowan County
Timezone: Eastern (5:13am)
Coordinates:35.6, -80.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28072. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 28072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28072, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Granite Quarry, NC
Granite Qry

Stats and Demographics for the 28072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28072 is located in central North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28072 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28072 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,357
Population Density 1,250 people per sq mi
Housing Units 578
Median Home Value $147,200
Land Area 1.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 537
Median Household Income $54,265

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 651 48%
 Female 706 52%


 White 1,175 86.6%
 Black Or African American 143 10.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.4%
 Asian 5 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.4%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 297 55%
 Single Guardian 100 19%
 Singles 117 22%
 Singles With Roommate 23 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 335 62%
 Households with Kids 202 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28072 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28072 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 28072 real estate data, the median home value of $147,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 28072 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,357 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 280 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 85 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 172 30%
 Households Vacant 41 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 12 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 20%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 59 48%
 3+ Bedroom 40 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $54,265 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28072 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 409 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 271 26%
 No Earnings 348 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 409 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 271 26%
 No Earnings 348 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 538 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 19 3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 20 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 49 12.3%
 High School Graduate 234 58.6%
 Associate's degree 41 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 57 14.3%
 Master's degree 15 3.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 287 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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