Zip Code 28606 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBoomer
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wilkes
Secondary County: Caldwell
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:2158
Racial Majority:White 89.13%
Public School Racial Majority:White 82.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.5%
Median Household Income$37956
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41340
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time31.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1145 - 1641 ft.
Area41 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.05443100, -81.31476400

Zip Code 28606 Description

Zip Code 28606 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 28606 is primarily located in Wilkes County. Portions of 28606 are also located in Caldwell County. The official US Postal Service name for 28606 is BOOMER, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28606 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 28606 is within area code 336 and area code 828. 28606 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28606 is 4.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28606 increased to 2158 from 1929 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28606 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28606 public schools is White. 92.6% of students in 28606 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1895 89.13% 1902 +-0%
 Black Or African American 64 3.01% 172 -63%
 Hispanic 75 3.53% 53 +42%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 5 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 23 4.33% 23 +300%

Zip Code 28606 Race/Ethnicity

 White 82.4%
 Black Or African American 6.1%
 Hispanic 6.8%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 28606 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population21581929
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households862
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37956
Income Under $50K Per Year64.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
28606 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
North Carolina District 11Mark MeadowsRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$790636
Average Real Estate Sale Price$115388
Current Unemployment Level 4.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 28606 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263341505963625542342643
Avg Max Temp (°F)46515969768387857970605068
Avg Precip (In.)4.273.934.944.34.674.74.374.214.413.813.693.5950.89
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
North Wilkesboro, NC
CBSA Type28606
CBSA Population67430
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours