Zip Code 28097 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLocust
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Stanly
Secondary County: Cabarrus
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:5369
Racial Majority:White 90.2%
Public School Racial Majority:White 82%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$51151
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62040
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time32.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range472 - 630 ft.
Area24 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.29495700, -80.39732200

Zip Code 28097 Description

Zip Code 28097 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28097 is primarily located in Stanly County. Portions of 28097 are also located in Cabarrus County. The official US Postal Service name for 28097 is LOCUST, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28097 are contained within or border the city limits of Locust, NC, Stanfield, NC, . Zip code 28097 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28097 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28097 is 5.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower 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 28097 increased to 5369 from 3009 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28097 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28097 public schools is White. 41.8% of students in 28097 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5027 90.2% 5009 +0%
 Black Or African American 97 1.74% 74 +31%
 Hispanic 267 4.79% 214 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.16% 6 +50%
 Asian 54 0.97% 26 +108%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 37 2.14% 37 +222%

Zip Code 28097 Race/Ethnicity

 White 82%
 Black Or African American 1.6%
 Hispanic 10.6%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 28097 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population53693009
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households2083
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51151
Income Under $50K Per Year48.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.40%
28097 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 8Richard HudsonRepublican
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28097 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
67Clayton SasserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$263259
Average Real Estate Sale Price$151304
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
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 1 - 10

Zip Code 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albemarle, NC
CBSA Type28097
CBSA Population60892
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours