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ZIP Code 28624

Primary City:Ferguson, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wilkes County
Timezone: Eastern (4:18pm)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -81.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28624

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28624. 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 28624. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28624, 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:
Ferguson, NC
Unacceptable:
Champion, Darby, Denny, Hendrix

Stats and Demographics for the 28624 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28624 is located in northwest 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 28624 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28624 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,639
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 987
Median Home Value $107,800
Land Area 62.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 710
Median Household Income $27,428

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male35444645252448535170736867673620167
Female464250352727474358655594645752342028
Total818696805251959610913512816213112488543635

Gender

 Male 795 49%
 Female 844 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,546 94.3%
 Black Or African American 59 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner550851231371166224
Renter7112322172044
Total12611081451541366628

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 429 60%
 Single Guardian 76 11%
 Singles 185 26%
 Singles With Roommate 20 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 513 72%
 Households with Kids 197 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male894108897126791212108101344
Female951385861211861115108105935
Total17141718131615192314132027221818152279

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28624 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28624 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 28624 real estate data, the median home value of $107,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28624 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28624 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28624 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,639 100%
 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 261 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 341 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 11%
 Households Vacant 277 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 5.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 6 2.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 189 68.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 22.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 4%
 2 Bedroom 130 53%
 3+ Bedroom 106 43%
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 $27,428 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28624 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. However, that is not the case in 28624. 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 337 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 237 14%
 No Earnings 1,064 65%
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 337 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 237 14%
 No Earnings 1,064 65%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 453 93%
 Public transportation 12 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 2%
 Worked at Home 10 2%
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 262 33%
 High School Graduate 413 52%
 Associate's degree 83 10%
 Bachelor's degree 28 4%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 11 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 143 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28624

ZIP Code 28624 is in the Wilkes County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28624.

Mount Pleasant Elementary
532 Champion Mt Pleasant Rd
Ferguson, NC 28624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilkes County School District

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