28659 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to NORTH WILKESBORO, NC 28659

28659 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. Looking for higher-end houses? Real estate prices here ($103,600) are significantly above average for the North Wilkesboro area.

The average family income here is $43,758/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 28659 is $37,083.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 28659 earn an average of $28,579/year. Women earn only $18,632/year.

9,647 people in 28659 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 28659? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 21.9 minutes.

The median age here is 41. There are 10,457 men and 10,677 women. The median age for men is 40 while for women the median age is 43.

To give you a sense of the community, 12,641 people (out of the 21,134 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 8,751 homes, and 621 businesses every day. 94 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

28659 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 36 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Mosul, Iraq!) and -81 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 1,337 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 21,134
  • White Population: 18,562
  • Black Population: 1,409
  • Hispanic Population: 1,719
  • Asian Population: 105
  • Hawaiian Population: 18
  • Indian Population: 127
  • Male Population: 10,457
  • Female Population: 10,677
  • Median Age: 41
  • Median Age of Males: 40
  • Median Age of Females: 43
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: North Wilkesboro NC
  • County: Wilkes
  • City: North Wilkesboro
  • Longitude: -81.1
  • Latitude: 36.2
  • Elevation: 1,338 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 336
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 9,446
  • Drive alone: 7,650
  • Carpool: 1,648
  • Public transit: 5
  • Ride bikes or walk: 94

  • Average commute time: 21.9 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 307
  •    5 - 9: 1,048
  •    10 - 14: 1,895
  •    15 - 19: 2,048
  •    20 - 24: 1,795
  •    25 - 29: 414
  •    30 - 34: 732
  •    35 - 39: 149
  •    40 - 44: 101
  •    45 - 59: 366
  •    60 - 89: 344
  •    90 plus: 247
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $103,600
  • Average Annual Household Income: $28,723
  • Businesses: 549
  • Employees: 6,277
  • Annual Payroll: $191,772,000
  • Average Family Income: $43,758
  • Median Family Income: $31,465
  • Average Income for Men: $28,579
  • Average Income for Women: $18,632
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 193
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 28659 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
C C Wright Elementary
200 Cc Wright School Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 838-5513
Mulberry Elementary
190 Mulberry School Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 670-2825
North Wilkesboro Elementary
200 Flint Hill Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 838-2872
Middle Schools
North Wilkes Middle
2776 Yellow Banks Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 696-2724

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