Zip Code 28906 - Murphy, NC

28906 Profile

Zip Code Type: Non-Unique
USPS Postal Name: MURPHY
Primary County: CherokeeDisplay Cherokee, NC County Borders
Elevation Range1411 - 4341 ft.
Area348 Sqm.

28906 Homes and Real Estate Prices

Average Real Estate Asking Price$125965
Average Real Estate Sale Price$100273

28906 Employment Data

Current Unemployment Level8.82%Display Heat Map of Current Unemployment Level in Zip Code 28906
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.06%Display Heat Map of Unemployment Level 1 Month Ago in Zip Code 28906
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.19%Display Heat Map of Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago in Zip Code 28906

28906 Public Schools Info

Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch Program
56.18
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
45.45Display Heat Map of Title 1 Status Public Schools

Ethnicity of Public School Students in 28906

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Asian0.72%
African American3.98%
Hispanic1.92%
Native American1.30%
White92.08%

Public Schools in 28906

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TRI-COUNTY EARLY COL
THE LEARNING CENTER
RANGER ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE
PEACHTREE ELEMENTARY
MURPHY MIDDLE
MURPHY HIGH
MURPHY ELEMENTARY
MARTINS CREEK ELEMENTARY/MID
HIWASSEE DAM HIGH
HIWASSEE DAM ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE

28906 Cities

Murphy, NCDisplay 28906 and Murphy, NC, NC BoundaryDisplay Murphy, NC, NC Information

28906 Television

Nielsen Market AreaChattanooga, TN
Nielsen Market Rank86

28906 Unacceptable Postal Names

28906 Gardening

2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Ecoregion66j - Broad Basins
Average First FrostOctober 11 - 20
Average Last FrostMay 1 - 10

28906 Commute Time

Average Commute Time23.5 Minutes

28906 Politics

111 US Congressional District11Display 111 Congressional District  Heath Shuler Boundary for Zip Code 28906
RepresentativeHeath Shuler
PartyDemocrat

28906 Core Based Statistical Area

Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
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CBSA Type
CBSA Population0

28906 Time Zone

Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTY
GMT Difference-5 Hours

28906 Population Demographics

2010 Population18475
2000 Population16454
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households7951

28906 Population Ethnicity

White92.70%
African American1.40%
Asian1.30%
Hispanic2.20%
Native American0.50%
Hawaiian/Pacific0.00%
Mixed Race2.00%
Other0.00%

28906 Income

Median Household Income$34370
Income Under $50K Per Year67.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.90%

28906 Area Code

Area Code828Display Area Code 828 Boundary

28906 Adjacent Zip Codes

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37317 - Copperhill
30560 - Morganton
28771 - Robbinsville
37385 - Tellico Plains
28905 - Marble
30512 - Blairsville
37391 - Turtletown
30559 - Mineral Bluff
28902 - Brasstown
28901 - Andrews
28904 - Hayesville
37333 - Farner

28906 Golf Courses

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Cherokee Hills Country Club

28906 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26283441505963625643352844
Avg Max Temp (°F)48536170778386868071615269
Avg Precip (In.)5.885.115.924.564.864.714.924.683.943.194.584.957.27

28906 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Chattanooga metro area. Zip code 28906 is primarily located in Cherokee County. The official postal service name used for 28906 is MURPHY, North Carolina. Portions of the 28906 zip code are contained within or border the city limits of Murphy, NC, . The 28906 area code is 828. 28906 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28906 is 8.82% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 11.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28906 increased to 18475 from 16454 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28906 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28906 public schools is White. 56.18% of students in 28906 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

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