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ZIP Code 28654

Primary City:Moravian Falls, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wilkes County
Timezone: Eastern (3:07am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -81.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28654

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28654. 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 28654. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28654, 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:
Moravian Falls, NC
Acceptable:
Moravian Fls

Stats and Demographics for the 28654 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28654 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 28654 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 28654 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,495
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,704
Median Home Value $108,900
Land Area 62.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,438
Median Household Income $37,042

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male941031031077293921181271411431321309881492220
Female1111131241056885841111161351331301488479554544
Total2052162272121401781762292432762762622781821601046764

Gender

 Male 1,725 49%
 Female 1,770 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,127 89.5%
 Black Or African American 194 5.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.5%
 Asian 23 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 82 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 53 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner107717323426120610338
Renter2083757239201512
Total3016024830630022611850

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 778 54%
 Single Guardian 224 16%
 Singles 380 26%
 Singles With Roommate 56 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 997 69%
 Households with Kids 441 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1915132118211726212023222117202126221813
Female1523192518222427222128251931213027131412
Total3438324636434153434151474048415153353225

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28654 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28654 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28654 real estate data, the median home value of $108,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28654 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28654 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28654 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,494 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 1 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 605 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 497 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 336 20%
 Households Vacant 266 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 15.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 17 6.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 31.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 114 42.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 7%
 2 Bedroom 56 19%
 3+ Bedroom 222 74%
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 $37,042 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28654 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 28654 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 1,253 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 594 18%
 No Earnings 1,419 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 1,253 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 594 18%
 No Earnings 1,419 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,610 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 2%
 Worked at Home 71 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 217 16%
 High School Graduate 819 60%
 Associate's degree 73 5%
 Bachelor's degree 110 8%
 Master's degree 91 7%
 Professional school degree 17 1%
 Doctorate degree 47 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 563 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 111 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 137 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28654

ZIP Code 28654 is in the Wilkes County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28654.

Moravian Falls Elementary
2001 Moravian Falls Rd
Moravian Falls, NC 28654
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilkes County School District
Central Wilkes Middle School
3541 South Nc Hwy 16
Moravian Falls, NC 28654
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilkes County School District

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