Zip Code 28071 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGold Hill
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Rowan
Secondary County: Cabarrus
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:2802
Racial Majority:White 97.13%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.9%
Median Household Income$44799
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56590
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range617 - 817 ft.
Area43 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.51877900, -80.32241600

Zip Code 28071 Description

Zip Code 28071 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28071 is primarily located in Rowan County. Portions of 28071 are also located in Cabarrus County. The official US Postal Service name for 28071 is GOLD HILL, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28071 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 28071 is within area code 704 and area code 980. 28071 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28071 is 5.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28071 decreased to 2802 from 2941 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28071 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28071 public schools is White. 62.2% of students in 28071 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2949 97.13% 2695 +9%
 Black Or African American 47 1.55% 24 +96%
 Hispanic 40 1.32% 39 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 14 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 4 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 26 0% 26 -100%

Zip Code 28071 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.6%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 1.9%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 28071 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population28022941
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households1073
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44799
Income Under $50K Per Year54.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.00%
28071 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 8Richard HudsonRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$163500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$107286
Current Unemployment Level 5.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45c - Carolina Slate Belt
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28071 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28303845556367665947383147
Avg Max Temp (°F)50556372798689888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.123.634.483.374.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Salisbury, NC
CBSA Type28071
CBSA Population142013
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours