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ZIP Code 28636

Primary City:Hiddenite, NC (View All Cities)
County: Alexander County
Timezone: Eastern (5:22pm)
Coordinates:35.9, -81.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28636

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28636. 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 28636. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28636, 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:
Hiddenite, NC
Unacceptable:
Vashti

Stats and Demographics for the 28636 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28636 is located in north 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 28636 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28636 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,522
Population Density 93 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,368
Median Home Value $93,500
Land Area 59.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,138
Median Household Income $37,723

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18018320521613914616818721624419517415512899632621
Female17620718317314015214919819422021619514615397744757
Total3563903883892792983173854104644113693012811961377378

Gender

 Male 2,745 50%
 Female 2,777 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,928 89.2%
 Black Or African American 205 3.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.2%
 Asian 22 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 262 4.7%
 Two Or More Races 92 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1815233338133525912150
Renter42113969863372713
Total6026542947939829614863

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,194 56%
 Single Guardian 365 17%
 Singles 500 23%
 Singles With Roommate 79 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,404 66%
 Households with Kids 734 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3038275039373238374041355138425246423427
Female3940283446303155453034343847334433342927
Total6978558485676393827075698985759679766354

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28636 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28636 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 28636 real estate data, the median home value of $93,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28636 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28636 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28636 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,521 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 899 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 750 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 489 21%
 Households Vacant 230 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 17 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 10%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 130 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 8%
 2 Bedroom 197 45%
 3+ Bedroom 200 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 $37,723 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28636 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. Most commuters in 28636 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,854 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,048 22%
 No Earnings 1,948 40%
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 1,854 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,048 22%
 No Earnings 1,948 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,325 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 34 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 3%
 Worked at Home 156 6%
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 596 29%
 High School Graduate 1,160 56%
 Associate's degree 172 8%
 Bachelor's degree 30 1%
 Master's degree 45 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 70 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 965 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28636

ZIP Code 28636 is in the Alexander County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28636.

Hiddenite Elementary
374 Sulphur Springs Rd
Hiddenite, NC 28636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexander County School District
East Alexander Middle School
1285 White Plains Rd
Hiddenite, NC 28636
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alexander County School District

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