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ZIP Code 28619

Post Office City:Drexel, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Burke County
Timezone: Eastern (8:48am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -81.7
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28619

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 28619. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 28619 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:
Drexel, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28619 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28619 is located in northwest 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28619 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28619 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,520
Population Density 1,274 people per sq mi
Housing Units 715
Median Home Value $90,300
Land Area 1.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 634
Median Household Income $35,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 5423880
85 Plus256691


 Male 705 46%
 Female 815 54%


 White 1,338 88.0%
 Black Or African American 52 3.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.5%
 Asian 46 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.3%
 Other Race 52 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus241236

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 251 40%
 Single Guardian 121 19%
 Singles 228 36%
 Singles With Roommate 34 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 449 71%
 Households with Kids 185 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28619 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 28619 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 28619 real estate data, the median home value of $90,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 28619 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28619 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Drexel, NC home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,408 93%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 112 7%
 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 246 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 157 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 231 32%
 Households Vacant 81 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 19%
 2 Bedroom 113 61%
 3+ Bedroom 37 20%
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 $35,667 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28619 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28619 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 360 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 168 18%
 No Earnings 413 44%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 360 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 168 18%
 No Earnings 413 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 449 96%
 Public transportation 10 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 2%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 205 25.2%
 High School Graduate 400 49.1%
 Associate's degree 88 10.8%
 Bachelor's degree 72 8.8%
 Master's degree 37 4.5%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 10 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 239 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28619

ZIP Code 28619 is in the Burke County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28619.

Hallyburton Academy
205 South Main Street
Drexel, NC 28619
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Burke County School District

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