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ZIP Code 28681

Primary City:Taylorsville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Alexander County
Timezone: Eastern (5:26pm)
Coordinates:35.9, -81.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28681

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28681. 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 28681. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28681, 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:
Taylorsville, NC
Unacceptable:
All Healing Springs, Ellendale, Kilby, Liledown, Little River, Paynes Store

Stats and Demographics for the 28681 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28681 is located in north North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 28681 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 28681 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,910
Population Density 155 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,264
Median Home Value $122,100
Land Area 167.29 sq mi
Water Area 2.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,001
Median Household Income $39,819

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7647638818556458628739871,0051,134993859877655476319182112
Female714791757769612688687874897965934884874679532447301263
Total1,4781,5541,6381,6241,2571,5501,5601,8611,9022,0991,9271,7431,7511,3341,008766483375

Gender

 Male 13,242 51%
 Female 12,668 49%
Gender

Race

 White 23,110 89.2%
 Black Or African American 1,621 6.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 71 0.3%
 Asian 288 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 477 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 334 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner766671,3661,7521,7171,267708195
Renter19353447242227318911753
Total2691,2011,8382,1741,9901,456825248

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,484 55%
 Single Guardian 1,603 16%
 Singles 2,458 25%
 Singles With Roommate 456 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,783 68%
 Households with Kids 3,218 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male131156166160145169128157164180182175161183177200161176141129
Female147139151144160140156155180142143169151152165161171164108115
Total278295317304305309284312344322325344312335342361332340249244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28681 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 28681 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 28681 real estate data, the median home value of $122,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28681. Rentals in 28681 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28681 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,750 95.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 987 3.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 129 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,613 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,135 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,253 20%
 Households Vacant 1,263 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 260 20.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.2%
 For Sale Only 128 10.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 260 20.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 562 44.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 2%
 1 Bedroom 171 8%
 2 Bedroom 1,161 51%
 3+ Bedroom 875 39%
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 $39,819 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28681 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 28681 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 7,467 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,755 23%
 No Earnings 8,560 41%
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 7,467 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,755 23%
 No Earnings 8,560 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,426 97.1%
 Public transportation 14 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 0.5%
 Worked at Home 221 2.1%
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 2,158 24.0%
 High School Graduate 5,224 58.0%
 Associate's degree 761 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 539 6.0%
 Master's degree 199 2.2%
 Professional school degree 67 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 53 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,694 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 660 13.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 592 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28681

ZIP Code 28681 is in the Nc Dept of Juvenile Justice School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28681.

Alexander Juvenile Detention Center
928 Nc Hwy 16 South
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nc Dept of Juvenile Justice School District
Bethlehem Elementary
7900 Nc Hwy 127
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexander County School District
Taylorsville Elementary
100 7th St SW
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexander County School District
Ellendale Elementary
175 Ellendale Park Ln
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexander County School District
Sugar Loaf Elementary
3600 Nc Hwy 16n
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexander County School District
West Alexander Middle School
85 Bulldog Ln
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alexander County School District
Wittenburg Elementary
7300 Church Rd
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexander County School District
Alexander Central High School
223 School Dr
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alexander County School District

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