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ZIP Code 28071

Primary City:Gold Hill, NC (View All Cities)
County: Rowan County
Timezone: Eastern (9:21am)
Coordinates:35.51, -80.32
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28071

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28071. 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 28071. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28071, 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:
Gold Hill, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28071 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28071 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 28071 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28071 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,802
Population Density 61 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,226
Median Home Value $116,000
Land Area 45.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,073
Median Household Income $46,823

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male529012811668558094116101127122867342332212
Female7179939959706299113104120123896556392519
Total12316922121512712514219322920524724517513898724731

Gender

 Male 1,417 51%
 Female 1,385 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,710 96.7%
 Black Or African American 25 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.6%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 32 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6561742012131357123
Renter17474647191053
Total231032202482321457626

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 659 61%
 Single Guardian 147 14%
 Singles 222 21%
 Singles With Roommate 45 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 723 67%
 Households with Kids 350 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91411411201525192420262929342623161719
Female201415142016131614201219231922272514116
Total2928261831362841334432455248565348302825

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28071 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28071 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 28071 real estate data, the median home value of $116,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28071 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28071 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28071 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,763 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 39 1%
 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 560 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 319 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 194 16%
 Households Vacant 153 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 10 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 107 41%
 3+ Bedroom 153 59%
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 $46,823 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28071 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. Most commuters in 28071 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 868 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 815 29%
 No Earnings 1,170 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 868 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 815 29%
 No Earnings 1,170 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,255 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 20 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 60 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 324 24%
 High School Graduate 789 58%
 Associate's degree 80 6%
 Bachelor's degree 109 8%
 Master's degree 34 2%
 Professional school degree 20 1%
 Doctorate degree 13 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 537 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28071

ZIP Code 28071 is in the Rowan-Salisbury School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28071.

Morgan Elementary
3860 Liberty Rd
Gold Hill, NC 28071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
Uwharrie Learning Center
665 Timber Trl
Gold Hill, NC 28071
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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