Zip Code 28040 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEllenboro
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Rutherford
Secondary County: Cleveland
Area Code828
Current Population:7969
Racial Majority:White 92.37%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.3%
Unemployment Rate:6.0%
Median Household Income$37430
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44140
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range846 - 1339 ft.
Area72 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.38889900, -81.74939800

Zip Code 28040 Description

Zip Code 28040 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville Spartanburg Asheville Area metro area. Zip code 28040 is primarily located in Rutherford County. Portions of 28040 are also located in Cleveland County. The official US Postal Service name for 28040 is ELLENBORO, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28040 are contained within or border the city limits of Ellenboro, NC, . Zip code 28040 is within area code 828, area code 980 and area code 704. 28040 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28040 is 6.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28040 increased to 7969 from 6452 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28040 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28040 public schools is White. 71.4% of students in 28040 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7275 92.37% 7373 -1%
 Black Or African American 357 4.53% 337 +6%
 Hispanic 11 0.14% 103 -89%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 11 -100%
 Asian 76 0.96% 24 +217%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 11 0.04% 11 -73%
 Two Or More Races 110 1.96% 110 +40%

Zip Code 28040 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.3%
 Black Or African American 4%
 Hispanic 3.5%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4.9%

Zip Code 28040 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population79696452
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households3168
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37430
Income Under $50K Per Year65.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.70%
28040 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 10Patrick McHenryRepublican
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28040 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
111Tim MooreRepublican
112David RogersRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$161537
Average Real Estate Sale Price$71811
Current Unemployment Level 6.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45b - Southern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28040 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28293643536165645845362946
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556372798589878272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.524.085.073.634.724.244.294.384.034.063.793.8950.7
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Forest City, NC
CBSA Type28040
CBSA Population63969
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours