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ZIP Code 28138

Primary City:Rockwell, NC (View All Cities)
County: Rowan County
Timezone: Eastern (9:11pm)
Coordinates:35.52, -80.45
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28138

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28138. 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 28138. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28138, 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:
Rockwell, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28138 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28138 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 28138 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28138 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,495
Population Density 236 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,398
Median Home Value $126,800
Land Area 44.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,021
Median Household Income $42,476

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male358358390386297287311385365422406378292216130946938
Female296327364381250292338342410424424368329206168145122127
Total654685754767547579649727775846830746621422298239191165

Gender

 Male 5,182 49%
 Female 5,313 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,962 94.9%
 Black Or African American 155 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.2%
 Asian 46 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 166 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 135 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3334755976067540125383
Renter76206199171102655536
Total109553758931777466308119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,325 58%
 Single Guardian 648 16%
 Singles 885 22%
 Singles With Roommate 163 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,562 64%
 Households with Kids 1,459 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8359738666758071666784659381828382776271
Female5061626060617762676895666372848087666443
Total133120135146126136157133133135179131156153166163169143126114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28138 has a small 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 28138 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 28138 real estate data, the median home value of $126,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28138. Rentals in 28138 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28138 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,418 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 39 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,098 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,013 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 910 21%
 Households Vacant 377 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 93 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 45 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 196 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 2%
 1 Bedroom 86 12%
 2 Bedroom 293 40%
 3+ Bedroom 337 46%
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 $42,476 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28138 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28138 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 2,791 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,614 21%
 No Earnings 3,291 43%
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 2,791 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,614 21%
 No Earnings 3,291 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,583 95.3%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 0.5%
 Worked at Home 153 4.1%
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. 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 734 23.2%
 High School Graduate 1,826 57.8%
 Associate's degree 251 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 323 10.2%
 Master's degree 23 0.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,815 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 243 10.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 178 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28138

ZIP Code 28138 is in the Rowan-Salisbury School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28138.

Rockwell Elementary
114 Link St
Rockwell, NC 28138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
Shive Elementary
655 Holshouser Rd
Rockwell, NC 28138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
Rockwell Christian School
401 Depot St
Rockwell, NC 28138
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Grace Academy
6725 Highway 152 E
Rockwell, NC 28138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
City of Refuge Christian School
11360 Old Concord Rd
Rockwell, NC 28138
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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