ZIP Code 28606 - Boomer North Carolina

ZIP Code 28606 is located in Boomer North Carolina. Portions of 28606 are also in Boomer Township and Beaver Creek Township and Kings Creek Township and Moravian Falls Township. 28606 is primarily within Wilkes County, with some portions in Caldwell County and Caldwell County. Regionally, 28606 is located in the Piedmont Triad Area.

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ZIP Code 28606 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBoomer
Primary CountyWilkes County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)1,666
Area Code(s)336 / 743 / 828
Current Time

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28606 Demographics

28606 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 28606 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28606 is White. The current unemployment level in 28606 is 3.3%.

Population Growth Rate-2.41%
Population Density41 People per Square Mile
Total Households657
Percentage High Income Households2.7%
Median Household Income (2021)$39,766
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$358,300
Current Unemployment Rate (July 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 96.21%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 73.85%

28606 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American50.3%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28606 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28606 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College738.71%
Bachelor Degree13315.87%
High School Diploma24329%
No High School Diploma172.03%
GED or Alternate688.11%
1 or More Years of College20624.58%
Associates Degree708.35%
Masters Degree121.43%
Professional Degree00%
Doctorate Degree161.91%

28606 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28606
RegionsPiedmont Triad Area
Metro Charlotte
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreasNorth Wilkesboro, NC
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area40 Square Miles

28606 Politics

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28606 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45e - Northern Inner Piedmont

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

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