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ZIP Code 28630

Primary City:Granite Falls, NC (View All Cities)
County: Caldwell County
Timezone: Eastern (11:35am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -81.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28630

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28630. 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 28630. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28630, 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 Falls, NC
Acceptable:
Sawmills
Unacceptable:
Baton, Dudley Shoals, Grace Chapel

Stats and Demographics for the 28630 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28630 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 28630 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28630 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,041
Population Density 334 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,686
Median Home Value $105,800
Land Area 60.00 sq mi
Water Area 2.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,894
Median Household Income $41,200

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male61862173767953451162176781580770267960148632819211267
Female568619678690549516610750785853704697645488378266196172
Total1,1861,2401,4151,3691,0831,0271,2311,5171,6001,6601,4061,3761,246974706458308239

Gender

 Male 9,877 49%
 Female 10,164 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,098 95.3%
 Black Or African American 194 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.3%
 Asian 113 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 312 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 256 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner695551,1521,3361,250915424140
Renter1904475043612721629126
Total2591,0021,6561,6971,5221,077515166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,325 55%
 Single Guardian 1,423 18%
 Singles 1,772 22%
 Singles With Roommate 374 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,116 65%
 Households with Kids 2,778 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12712612413311912110414013714515716313813414914812513312496
Female126105114104123119118122137135130140135138140167129146108113
Total253231238237242240222262274280287303273272289315254279232209

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28630 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28630 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 28630 real estate data, the median home value of $105,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28630 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28630 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28630 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,929 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 104 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,853 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,988 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,053 24%
 Households Vacant 792 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 229 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 104 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 89 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 331 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 60 3%
 2 Bedroom 960 52%
 3+ Bedroom 843 45%
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 $41,200 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28630 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28630 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,008 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,376 27%
 No Earnings 6,068 37%
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 6,008 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,376 27%
 No Earnings 6,068 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,166 94.3%
 Public transportation 12 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 166 1.9%
 Worked at Home 297 3.4%
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 1,825 27.2%
 High School Graduate 3,724 55.6%
 Associate's degree 433 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 512 7.6%
 Master's degree 153 2.3%
 Professional school degree 12 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,374 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 239 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 477 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28630

ZIP Code 28630 is in the Caldwell County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28630.

Caldwell County Gateway School
1889 Dudley Shoals Rd
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Caldwell County School District
Baton Elementary
1400 Baton School Rd
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Dudley Shoals Elementary
1500 Dudley Shoals Rd
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Granite Falls Elementary
60 North Highland Ave
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Granite Falls Middle School
90 North Main St
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Sawmills Elementary
4436 Sawmills School Rd
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District

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