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ZIP Code 28658

Primary City:Newton, NC (View All Cities)
County: Catawba County
Timezone: Eastern (6:12am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -81.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28658

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28658. 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 28658. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28658, 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:
Newton, NC
Unacceptable:
Blackburn, Drums Crossroads, Duan, Olivers Crossroads, Propst Crossroads, South Newton, Startown

Stats and Demographics for the 28658 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28658 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 28658 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28658 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,022
Population Density 367 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,321
Median Home Value $117,500
Land Area 73.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,356
Median Household Income $40,405

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58658381,703
5-99668541,820
10-149638841,847
15-199408801,820
20-247637501,513
25-297987551,553
30-348848191,703
35-391,0109011,911
40-449509421,892
45-491,0239992,022
50-549631,0021,965
55-598548921,746
60-647568571,613
65-695596121,171
70-74423489912
75-79286418704
80-84185338523
85 Plus172432604

Gender

 Male 13,360 49%
 Female 13,662 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,524 79.7%
 Black Or African American 2,523 9.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 0.3%
 Asian 1,025 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 1,326 4.9%
 Two Or More Races 536 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2487280367
25-346777051,382
35-441,2886451,933
45-541,6465242,170
55-641,5503671,917
65-741,1372131,350
75-84672187859
85 Plus249129378

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,268 51%
 Single Guardian 1,966 19%
 Singles 2,627 25%
 Singles With Roommate 495 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,826 66%
 Households with Kids 3,530 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1185167352
2185185370
3163189352
4171151322
5178166344
6187163350
7187173360
8211174385
9203178381
10199186385
11201201402
12193165358
13157156313
14213176389
15165187352
16198187385
17208183391
18200168368
19169155324
20147145292

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28658 has a small 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 28658 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 28658 real estate data, the median home value of $117,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28658 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28658 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28658 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,338 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 406 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 164 0.6%
 Other Institutional 19 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 81 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,894 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,412 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,050 27%
 Households Vacant 965 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 292 30.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1.8%
 For Sale Only 164 17.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 5.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 395 40.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 216 7.5%
 2 Bedroom 1,774 61.5%
 3+ Bedroom 884 30.7%
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 $40,405 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28658 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. More commuters in 28658 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 7,657 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,161 25%
 No Earnings 8,228 39%
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 7,657 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,161 25%
 No Earnings 8,228 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,489 97.3%
 Public transportation 31 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 0.3%
 Worked at Home 227 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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,980 22.7%
 High School Graduate 4,719 54.0%
 Associate's degree 650 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,005 11.5%
 Master's degree 293 3.4%
 Professional school degree 63 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,819 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 329 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 767 15.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28658

ZIP Code 28658 is in the Catawba County School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28658.

Balls Creek Elementary
2620 Balls Creek Rd
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Catawba County School District
Blackburn Elementary
4377 West Nc 10 Hwy
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Catawba County School District
Startown Elementary
4119 Startown Rd
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Catawba County School District
South Newton Elementary
306 West I St
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton Conover City School District
Thornton Elementary
301 West 18th St
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton Conover City School District
Fred T Foard High School
3407 Plateau Rd
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Catawba County School District
Jacobs Fork Middle School
3431 Plateau Rd
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Catawba County School District
Newton-Conover High School
338 West 15th St
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newton Conover City School District
Discovery High School
605 North Ashe Ave
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newton Conover City School District
Concordia Christian Day School
215 5th Ave SE
Conover, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessor at Sandy Ford
2931 Sandy Ford Rd
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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