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ZIP Code 28645

Primary City:Lenoir, NC (View All Cities)
County: Caldwell County
Timezone: Eastern (8:09pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -81.5
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28645

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28645. 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 28645. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28645, 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:
Lenoir, NC
Acceptable:
Cajahs Mountain, Cajahs Mtn, Cedar Rock
Unacceptable:
Brown Mountain Beach, Edgemont, Gamewell, Joyceton, Kings Creek, Laytown, Mortimer, Upton, Valmead, Warrior

Stats and Demographics for the 28645 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28645 is located in northwest North Carolina and covers a large 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 28645 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28645 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 47,703
Population Density 145 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,948
Median Home Value $101,600
Land Area 329.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,357
Median Household Income $30,968

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3641,4331,5831,6091,2191,1921,3051,6711,7761,8641,8301,6951,5301,211858607384295
Female1,2811,4641,5661,5471,1811,1811,2801,5521,7151,7741,7841,7351,6621,3151,071858674637
Total2,6452,8973,1493,1562,4002,3732,5853,2233,4913,6383,6143,4303,1922,5261,9291,4651,058932

Gender

 Male 23,426 49%
 Female 24,277 51%
Gender

Race

 White 41,314 86.6%
 Black Or African American 3,710 7.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 0.3%
 Asian 271 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 1,404 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 837 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1381,0242,1802,8953,1122,3631,428455
Renter4541,1231,2421,107830483333190
Total5922,1473,4224,0023,9422,8461,761645

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,617 50%
 Single Guardian 3,646 19%
 Singles 5,295 27%
 Singles With Roommate 799 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,315 69%
 Households with Kids 6,042 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male276299277279278274268291322333343297305305308345361324271270
Female254235286282289290257294334319315315296321294334340300279248
Total530534563561567564525585656652658612601626602679701624550518

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28645 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28645 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28645 real estate data, the median home value of $101,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28645 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28645 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28645 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,852 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 431 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 251 0.5%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 166 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,024 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5,571 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,762 26%
 Households Vacant 2,591 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 653 25.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 1.2%
 For Sale Only 262 10.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 90 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 511 19.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,042 40.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 2%
 1 Bedroom 813 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,767 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,895 34%
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 $30,968 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28645 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28645 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,943 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,641 23%
 No Earnings 17,086 45%
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 11,943 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,641 23%
 No Earnings 17,086 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,355 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 456 3%
 Worked at Home 445 3%
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 4,654 29.5%
 High School Graduate 8,210 52.0%
 Associate's degree 906 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,379 8.7%
 Master's degree 391 2.5%
 Professional school degree 145 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 91 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,911 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 665 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 672 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28645

ZIP Code 28645 is in the Caldwell County School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28645.

Davenport A+ School
901 College Ave SW
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Gamewell Elementary
2904 Morganton Blvd
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Gamewell Middle School
3210 Gamewell School Rd
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Happy Valley Elementary
1350 Yadkin River Rd
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Kings Creek Elementary
3680 Wilkesboro Blvd
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Lower Creek Elementary
630 Lower Creek Dr NE
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Oak Hill Elementary
4603 Oak Hill School Rd
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Valmead Elementary
111 Elizabeth Dr NW
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
West Lenoir Elementary
125 Maple Dr NW
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Whitnel Elementary
116 Hibriten Dr SW
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
William Lenoir Middle School
332 Greenhaven Dr NW
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Hibriten High School
1350 Panther Trail SE
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caldwell County School District
West Caldwell High School
300 West Caldwell Dr
Lenoir, NC 28645
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caldwell County School District

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