ZIP Code 28097 - Locust North Carolina

ZIP Code 28097 is located in Locust North Carolina. Portions of 28097 are also in Red Cross and Stanfield and Furr Township and Almond Township and Big Lick Township. 28097 is entirely within Stanly County. Regionally, 28097 is located in Metro Charlotte.

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ZIP Code 28097 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLocust
Primary CountyStanly County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)7,162
Area Code(s)704 / 980
Current Time

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28097 Demographics

28097 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 28097 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28097 is White. The current unemployment level in 28097 is 3.3%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density264 People per Square Mile
Total Households2,282
Percentage High Income Households1.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$54,195
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$437,680
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 94.83%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 77.12%

28097 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28097 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.2%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.1%

28097 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College40711.67%
Bachelor Degree2717.77%
High School Diploma1,29237.04%
No High School Diploma361.03%
GED or Alternate1734.96%
1 or More Years of College58516.77%
Associates Degree51514.76%
Masters Degree1744.99%
Professional Degree140.4%
Doctorate Degree210.6%

28097 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28097
RegionMetro Charlotte
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAlbemarle, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area27 Square Miles

28097 Politics

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North Carolina State Senate Districts in 28097
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28097 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45c - Carolina Slate Belt

28097 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30323946566469676148393249
Avg Max Temp (°F)51566473808690888373635472
Avg Precip (In.)4.333.684.573.173.864.164.524.024.123.773.293.446.89

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