Zip Code 28160 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSpindale
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Rutherford
Area Code828
Current Population:3929
Racial Majority:White 63.91%
Public School Racial Majority:White 62%
Unemployment Rate:10.7%
Median Household Income$29201
Average Adjusted Gross Income$30700
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20.8 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range958 - 997 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.36050034, -81.92738342

Zip Code 28160 Description

Zip Code 28160 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville Spartanburg Asheville Area metro area. Zip code 28160 is primarily located in Rutherford County. The official US Postal Service name for 28160 is SPINDALE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28160 are contained within or border the city limits of Spindale, NC, Forest City, NC, and Rutherfordton, NC. The area code for zip code 28160 is 828. 28160 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28160 is 10.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28160 decreased to 3929 from 4213 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28160 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28160 public schools is White. 63.2% of students in 28160 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2449 63.91% 2616 -6%
 Black Or African American 1191 31.08% 1085 +10%
 Hispanic 135 3.52% 121 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.89% 7 +386%
 Asian 0 0% 25 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 71 0.6% 71 -68%

Zip Code 28160 Race/Ethnicity

 White 62%
 Black Or African American 21.1%
 Hispanic 6%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 9.8%

Zip Code 28160 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population39294213
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households1567
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$29201
Income Under $50K Per Year75.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.50%
28160 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 10Patrick McHenryRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$104476
Average Real Estate Sale Price$52815
Current Unemployment Level 10.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45a - Southern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28160 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28293644536166645846373046
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556372798689878272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.614.255.273.794.884.374.444.484.164.123.913.9652.23
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Forest City, NC
CBSA Type28160
CBSA Population63969
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours