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ZIP Code 28685

Primary City:Traphill, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wilkes County
Timezone: Eastern (7:14pm)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.36, -81.04
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28685

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28685. 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 28685. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28685, 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:
Traphill, NC
Unacceptable:
Abshers, Dockery, Joynes, Moxley

Stats and Demographics for the 28685 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28685 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 28685 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28685 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,076
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,075
Median Home Value $105,100
Land Area 60.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 854
Median Household Income $39,671

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male407881674745497876649670836350321610
Female526188464140587876906972885553272215
Total921391691138885107156152154165142171118103593825

Gender

 Male 1,045 50%
 Female 1,031 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,010 96.8%
 Black Or African American 29 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9561241531681256417
Renter6303025171785
Total15861541781851427222

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 496 58%
 Single Guardian 113 13%
 Singles 215 25%
 Singles With Roommate 30 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 593 69%
 Households with Kids 261 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1298612161620142218111416121612141312
Female12812141014111214202018141612810886
Total2417202022302732284238292832242422222118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28685 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28685 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 28685 real estate data, the median home value of $105,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28685 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28685 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28685 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,076 100%
 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 331 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 385 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 138 13%
 Households Vacant 221 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 15 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 89 40%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 15 23%
 3+ Bedroom 50 77%
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 $39,671 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28685 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 28685. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 484 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 261 19%
 No Earnings 607 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 484 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 261 19%
 No Earnings 607 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 535 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 2%
 Worked at Home 29 5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 124 20%
 High School Graduate 463 73%
 Associate's degree 25 4%
 Bachelor's degree 20 3%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 157 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28685

ZIP Code 28685 is in the Wilkes County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28685.

Traphill Elementary
9794 Traphill Rd
Traphill, NC 28685
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilkes County School District

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