Official Zip Code NameTaylorsville
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code828
Current Population:25910
Racial Majority:White 87.46%
Public School Racial Majority:White 85%
Unemployment Rate:4.51%
Median Household Income$45674
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43732
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.7 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Primary County: Alexander
Elevation Range984 - 1903 ft.
Area172 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.90830994, -81.17594910

Zip Code 28681 Description

Zip Code 28681 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28681 is primarily located in Alexander County. The official US Postal Service name for 28681 is TAYLORSVILLE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28681 are contained within or border the city limits of Bethlehem, NC, Taylorsville, NC, and St. Stephens, NC. Zip code 28681 is within area code 828, area code 980 and area code 704. 28681 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28681 is 4.51% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28681 increased to 25910 from 24165 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28681 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28681 public schools is White. 48.7% of students in 28681 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 23075 87.46% 22680 +2%
 Black Or African American 1829 6.93% 1612 +13%
 Hispanic 1052 3.99% 975 +8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.12% 65 -51%
 Asian 32 0.12% 287 -89%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 13 0% 13 -100%
 Two Or More Races 270 1.37% 270 +34%

Zip Code 28681 Race/Ethnicity

 White 85%
 Black Or African American 3.4%
 Hispanic 6%
 Asian 2.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 28681 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2591024165
Male Population51.10%
Female Population48.90%
Total Households10001
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$45674
Income Under $50K Per Year54.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.50%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 5
RepresentativeVirginia Foxx
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$193505
Average Real Estate Sale Price$155600
Current Unemployment Level (September 2016)4.51%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.32%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.42%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 28681 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442526065635643352744
Avg Max Temp (°F)48526170778487868071615169
Avg Precip (In.)4.143.884.823.764.534.564.324.014.343.573.563.5949.08
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
CBSA Type28681
CBSA Population368496
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours