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ZIP Code 28097

Primary City:Locust, NC (View All Cities)
County: Stanly County
Timezone: Eastern (5:12am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.30, -80.40
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28097

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28097. 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 28097. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28097, 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:
Locust, NC
Unacceptable:
Western Hills

Stats and Demographics for the 28097 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28097 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 28097 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28097 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,369
Population Density 177 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,282
Median Home Value $155,200
Land Area 30.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,083
Median Household Income $51,475

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male152164197166145156150194179236198194150122108634527
Female166160187175142153137175197234230173156159106754949
Total3183243843412873092873693764704283673062812141389476

Gender

 Male 2,646 49%
 Female 2,723 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,117 95.3%
 Black Or African American 75 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 26 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 98 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 42 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3117429238733728414350
Renter2893102704524185
Total5926739445738230816155

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,281 61%
 Single Guardian 284 14%
 Singles 442 21%
 Singles With Roommate 76 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,366 66%
 Households with Kids 717 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3227353428373036334238364140293839362438
Female3432363231353033312640453937495334271233
Total6659716659726069646878818077789173633671

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28097 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28097 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28097 real estate data, the median home value of $155,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28097. Rentals in 28097 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28097 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,369 100%
 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 1,120 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 578 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 385 17%
 Households Vacant 199 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 54 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 4%
 2 Bedroom 222 52%
 3+ Bedroom 188 44%
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 $51,475 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28097 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. However, that is not the case in 28097. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,942 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 968 22%
 No Earnings 1,545 35%
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 1,942 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 968 22%
 No Earnings 1,545 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,358 96.8%
 Public transportation 8 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 71 2.9%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 260 13.3%
 High School Graduate 1,202 61.7%
 Associate's degree 246 12.6%
 Bachelor's degree 129 6.6%
 Master's degree 88 4.5%
 Professional school degree 14 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,039 90.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 6.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 3.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28097

ZIP Code 28097 is in the Stanly County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28097.

Locust Elementary
103 School Rd
Locust, NC 28097
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stanly County School District
Ridgecrest Elementary
24791 Millingport Rd
Locust, NC 28097
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stanly County School District
West Stanly Middle School
339 Running Creek Church Rd
Locust, NC 28097
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Stanly County School District
Carolina Christian School
406 Renee Ford Rd
Locust, NC 28097
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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