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ZIP Code 28658

Post Office City:Newton, NC (View All Cities)
County: Catawba County
Timezone: Eastern (1:53pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -81.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28658

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 28658. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 28658 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:
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 northern 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.

For more information, see Newton, NC house prices.

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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, the area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,769 20.8%
 High School Graduate 9,575 52.8%
 Associate's degree 1,700 9.4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,191 12.1%
 Master's degree 768 4.2%
 Professional school degree 91 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 40 0.2%
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 following school districts: Catawba County School District, Newton Conover City School District, and Private. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28658.

Balls Creek Elementary
2620 Balls Creek Road
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Catawba County School District
Blackburn Elementary
4377 W Nc 10 Hwy
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Catawba County School District
Startown Elementary
4119 Startown Road
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Catawba County School District
South Newton Elementary
306 West I Street
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton Conover City School District
North Newton Elementary
221 West 26th St
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton Conover City School District
Fred T Foard High School
3407 Plateau Road
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Catawba County School District
Jacobs Fork Middle School
3431 Plateau Road
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Catawba County School District
Newton-Conover High School
338 W 15th Street
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newton Conover City School District
Discovery High School
301 West 18th St
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newton Conover City School District
Montessori at Sandy Ford
2931 Sandy Ford Rd
Newton, NC 28658
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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