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ZIP Code 28086

Post Office City:Kings Mountain, NC (View All Cities)
County: Cleveland County
Timezone: Eastern (12:09pm)
Coordinates:35.3, -81.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28086

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 28086. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 28086 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Kings Mountain, NC
Acceptable:
Kings Mtn

Stats and Demographics for the 28086 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28086 is located in western 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 28086 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28086 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,895
Population Density 294 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,200
Median Home Value $107,700
Land Area 88.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.81 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,087
Median Household Income $38,979

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57117091,420
5-98458081,653
10-149408781,818
15-199378921,829
20-246526461,298
25-296116321,243
30-346547511,405
35-398549131,767
40-449649921,956
45-491,0391,0422,081
50-549379791,916
55-599329401,872
60-648369031,739
65-695806841,264
70-74407532939
75-79300434734
80-84190301491
85 Plus128342470

Gender

 Male 12,517 48%
 Female 13,378 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,738 80.1%
 Black Or African American 4,049 15.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 57 0.2%
 Asian 391 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 208 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 450 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2486227313
25-345585341,092
35-441,3226151,937
45-541,6165512,167
55-641,7114252,136
65-741,1352621,397
75-84630158788
85 Plus17087257

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,236 52%
 Single Guardian 1,989 20%
 Singles 2,457 24%
 Singles With Roommate 405 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,663 66%
 Households with Kids 3,424 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1144147291
2162144306
3154132286
4132156288
5171142313
6156157313
7151190341
8174159333
9193160353
10170162332
11222189411
12187174361
13185192377
14176161337
15182203385
16225195420
17208184392
18173173346
19149137286
20154140294

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28086 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28086 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 28086 real estate data, the median home value of $107,700 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 28086. Rentals in 28086 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28086 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,588 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 275 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,720 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,508 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,859 26%
 Households Vacant 1,113 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 386 34.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Sale Only 159 14.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 3.3%
 For Migrant Workers 13 1.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 458 41.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 321 9.6%
 2 Bedroom 1,726 51.6%
 3+ Bedroom 1,283 38.4%
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 $38,979 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28086 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28086 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 7,860 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,864 23%
 No Earnings 8,590 40%
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 7,860 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,864 23%
 No Earnings 8,590 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,756 95.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 271 2.4%
 Worked at Home 215 1.9%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

For more information, see Kings Mountain, NC public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,166 17.3%
 High School Graduate 11,033 60.1%
 Associate's degree 1,752 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,617 8.8%
 Master's degree 596 3.2%
 Professional school degree 58 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 124 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,479 83.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 392 7.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 476 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28086

ZIP Code 28086 is in the following school districts: Cleveland County School District and Private. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28086.

Bethware Elementary
115 Bethware Drive
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cleveland County School District
East Elementary
600 Cleveland Avenue
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cleveland County School District
Kings Mountain Intermediate
227 Kings Mountain Boulevard
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cleveland County School District
North Elementary
900 N Ramseur Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cleveland County School District
West Elementary
500 W Mountain Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cleveland County School District
Kings Mountain High School
500 Phifer Road
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cleveland County School District
Kings Mountain Middle School
1000 Phifer Road
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Cleveland County School District
Grace Christian Academy
260 Range Rd
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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