Official Zip Code NamePiney Creek
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:614
Racial Majority:White 90.60%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.85%
Median Household Income$41074
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37608
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time19.6 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Alleghany
Elevation Range2572 - 2868 ft.
Area21 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.54835892, -81.28330994

Zip Code 28663 Description

Zip Code 28663 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 28663 is primarily located in Alleghany County. Portions of 28663 are also located in Ashe County. The official US Postal Service name for 28663 is PINEY CREEK, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28663 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 28663 is 336. 28663 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28663 is 5.85% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28663 increased to 614 from 580 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28663 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28663 public schools is White. 55.1% of students in 28663 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 595 85.98% 556 +7%
 Black Or African American 8 1.16% 8 +0%
 Hispanic 41 5.92% 48 -15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 6.94% 1 +4700%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0% 1 -100%

Zip Code 28663 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.7%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 12.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 28663 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population614580
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households268
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
55.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$41074
Income Under $50K Per Year61.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.70%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 5
RepresentativeVirginia Foxx
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$190289
Average Real Estate Sale Price$111239
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.85%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.74%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.98%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 66c - New River Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 28663 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20222936455358565037302338
Avg Max Temp (°F)42455463717781807464554663
Avg Precip (In.)3.753.574.664.084.94.334.123.83.973.934.033.1648.32
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours