Zip Code 28144 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSalisbury
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Rowan
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:24734
Racial Majority:White 48.31%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 50.1%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$39970
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55980
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time19.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range679 - 728 ft.
Area33 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.70840900, -80.46262900

Zip Code 28144 Description

Zip Code 28144 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28144 is primarily located in Rowan County. The official US Postal Service name for 28144 is SALISBURY, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28144 are contained within or border the city limits of Salisbury, NC, East Spencer, NC, and Spencer, NC. Zip code 28144 is within area code 980, area code 704 and area code 336. 28144 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28144 is 6.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.5% 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 28144 decreased to 24734 from 26497 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28144 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28144 public schools is Black. 74.9% of students in 28144 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12278 48.31% 11508 +7%
 Black Or African American 10715 42.16% 10802 -1%
 Hispanic 1147 4.51% 1513 -24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.25% 78 -19%
 Asian 471 1.85% 352 +34%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 9 -100%
 Other Race 49 0.72% 49 +271%
 Two Or More Races 423 2.2% 423 +32%

Zip Code 28144 Race/Ethnicity

 White 29.1%
 Black Or African American 50.1%
 Hispanic 15.5%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 28144 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2473426497
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households9429
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$39970
Income Under $50K Per Year59.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.40%
28144 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
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28144 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
76Harry WarrenRepublican
77Julia C. HowardRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$142070
Average Real Estate Sale Price$112023
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.8%
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 28144 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)29313846556367665947383147
Avg Max Temp (°F)50556373798689888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)3.743.614.33.373.814.043.893.363.783.683.133.2343.96
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Salisbury, NC
CBSA Type28144
CBSA Population142013
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours