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ZIP Code 28668

Primary City:Roaring Gap, NC (View All Cities)
County: Alleghany County
Timezone: Eastern (7:15pm)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.39, -81.01
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28668

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28668. 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 28668. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28668, 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:
Roaring Gap, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28668 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28668 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 28668 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28668 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 300
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 752
Median Home Value $304,900
Land Area 13.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 139
Median Household Income $44,962

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male65882597586111618111524
Female13514463116101019221111873
Total7813226111218111816303829222397

Gender

 Male 146 49%
 Female 154 51%
Gender

Race

 White 291 97.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner069143132182
Renter27461511
Total21313203237193

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 97 70%
 Single Guardian 5 4%
 Singles 32 23%
 Singles With Roommate 5 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 116 83%
 Households with Kids 23 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11020013104211221210
Female01000101100014116330
Total12020114204225337540

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28668 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28668 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28668 real estate data, the median home value of $304,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28668.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 300 100%
 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 64 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 48 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 4%
 Households Vacant 613 82%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 5.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 21 3.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 550 89.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 1.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $44,962 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28668 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 28668 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 28668 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 64 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 72 21%
 No Earnings 205 60%
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 64 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 72 21%
 No Earnings 205 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 108 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 18 14%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 12 7%
 High School Graduate 18 10%
 Associate's degree 36 21%
 Bachelor's degree 63 36%
 Master's degree 36 21%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 8 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 54 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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