28655 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to MORGANTON, NC 28655

28655 is a sparsely populated, rural zip code in Morganton, North Carolina. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. Looking for higher-end houses? Real estate prices here ($115,400) are significantly above average for the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton metro area.

The average family income here is $51,341/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 28655 is $42,061.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 28655 earn an average of $29,075/year. Women earn only $20,711/year.

25,520 people in 28655 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 28655? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 20.8 minutes.

The median age here is 41. There are 27,862 men and 27,134 women. The median age for men is 38 while for women the median age is 43.

To give you a sense of the community, 29,360 people (out of the 54,996 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 21,147 homes, and 1,195 businesses every day. 386 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

28655 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 36 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Qingdao, China!) and -82 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 1,019 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 54,996
  • White Population: 44,851
  • Black Population: 5,958
  • Hispanic Population: 3,783
  • Asian Population: 1,946
  • Hawaiian Population: 318
  • Indian Population: 577
  • Male Population: 27,862
  • Female Population: 27,134
  • Median Age: 41
  • Median Age of Males: 38
  • Median Age of Females: 43
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton NC
  • County: Burke
  • City: Morganton
  • Longitude: -81.7
  • Latitude: 35.7
  • Elevation: 1,020 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 828
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 25,105
  • Drive alone: 20,914
  • Carpool: 3,449
  • Public transit: 54
  • Ride bikes or walk: 386

  • Average commute time: 20.8 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 689
  •    5 - 9: 2,607
  •    10 - 14: 5,319
  •    15 - 19: 5,865
  •    20 - 24: 3,992
  •    25 - 29: 1,257
  •    30 - 34: 2,583
  •    35 - 39: 483
  •    40 - 44: 489
  •    45 - 59: 851
  •    60 - 89: 499
  •    90 plus: 471
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $115,400
  • Average Annual Household Income: $37,177
  • Businesses: 927
  • Employees: 14,382
  • Annual Payroll: $445,119,000
  • Average Family Income: $51,341
  • Median Family Income: $36,089
  • Average Income for Men: $29,075
  • Average Income for Women: $20,711
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 023
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 28655 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Chesterfield Elementary
2142 Pax Hill Road
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-3026
Forest Hill Elementary
304 Ann Street
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-5906
Glen Alpine Elementary
302 London Street
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 584-0661
Hillcrest Elementary
201 Tennessee Street
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-4258
Mountain View Elementary
106 Alphabet Lane
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-1584
Mull Elementary
1140 Old Nc 18 South
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-5785
Oak Hill Elementary
2363 Nc 181
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 433-1533
Salem Elementary
1329 Salem Road
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-5901
The New Dimensions School
501 E Concord Street
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-5753
W A Young Elementary
325 Conley Road
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 584-0632
Middle Schools
Liberty Middle
529 Enola Road
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-1330
Table Rock Middle
1581 Nc 126
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-5212
Walter R Johnson Middle
701 Lenoir Road
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 430-7340
High Schools
Burke Alternative School
510 College Street
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 433-1321
Freedom High
511 Independence Boulevard
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 433-1310
Other Schools
North Liberty
523 Enola Road
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-9656
Wtn Nc School For The Deaf
517 West Fleming Dr
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 433-2951

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