28139 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to RUTHERFORDTON, NC 28139

28139 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Rutherfordton, North Carolina. The population is primarily white, older, and mostly married couples. At $127,300 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Forest City area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $51,192/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 28139 is $41,976.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 28139 earn an average of $33,698/year. Women earn only $19,057/year.

8,051 people in 28139 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 28139? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 22.2 minutes.

The median age here is 44. There are 9,692 men and 10,419 women. The median age for men is 43 while for women the median age is 45.

To give you a sense of the community, 10,203 people (out of the 20,111 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 7,897 homes, and 411 businesses every day. 98 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

28139 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 35 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Osaka, Japan!) and -82 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 1,000 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 20,111
  • White Population: 18,282
  • Black Population: 1,655
  • Hispanic Population: 487
  • Asian Population: 141
  • Hawaiian Population: 14
  • Indian Population: 156
  • Male Population: 9,692
  • Female Population: 10,419
  • Median Age: 44
  • Median Age of Males: 43
  • Median Age of Females: 45
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Forest City NC
  • County: Rutherford
  • City: Rutherfordton
  • Longitude: -82.0
  • Latitude: 35.4
  • Elevation: 1,001 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 828
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 7,866
  • Drive alone: 6,676
  • Carpool: 1,066
  • Public transit: 0
  • Ride bikes or walk: 98

  • Average commute time: 22.2 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 273
  •    5 - 9: 967
  •    10 - 14: 1,365
  •    15 - 19: 1,604
  •    20 - 24: 1,099
  •    25 - 29: 384
  •    30 - 34: 1,011
  •    35 - 39: 173
  •    40 - 44: 130
  •    45 - 59: 414
  •    60 - 89: 289
  •    90 plus: 157
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $127,300
  • Average Annual Household Income: $41,152
  • Businesses: 345
  • Employees: 4,144
  • Annual Payroll: $139,942,000
  • Average Family Income: $51,192
  • Median Family Income: $35,915
  • Average Income for Men: $33,698
  • Average Income for Women: $19,057
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 161
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 28139 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Pinnacle Elementary
1204 Painters Gap Road
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
(828) 287-3440
Rutherfordton Elementary
134 Maple Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
(828) 287-3778
Middle Schools
R S Middle
545 Charlotte Rd E
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
(828) 286-4461
High Schools
R S Central
Hwy 221
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
(828) 287-3304

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