Zip Code 28607 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBoone
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Watauga
Area Code828
Current Population:33059
Racial Majority:White 90.96%
Public School Racial Majority:White 85.4%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$38043
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61870
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time15.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1933 - 4423 ft.
Area109 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.21414000, -81.64618900

Zip Code 28607 Description

Zip Code 28607 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28607 is primarily located in Watauga County. The official US Postal Service name for 28607 is BOONE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28607 are contained within or border the city limits of Boone, NC, Blowing Rock, NC, . The area code for zip code 28607 is 828. 28607 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28607 is 3.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% 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 28607 increased to 33059 from 27143 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28607 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28607 public schools is White. 36.3% of students in 28607 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 31063 90.96% 30095 +3%
 Black Or African American 531 1.55% 761 -30%
 Hispanic 1301 3.81% 1271 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.15% 77 -35%
 Asian 381 1.12% 397 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.01% 12 -58%
 Other Race 48 0.16% 48 +15%
 Two Or More Races 398 2.24% 398 +92%

Zip Code 28607 Race/Ethnicity

 White 85.4%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 8.1%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 28607 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3305927143
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households12538
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
80.0%
Median Household Income$38043
Income Under $50K Per Year62.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.90%
28607 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
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28607 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
93C. Ray RussellDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$345089
Average Real Estate Sale Price$250596
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 28607 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22233139485559585240322540
Avg Max Temp (°F)41445362697578777163534561
Avg Precip (In.)4.434.235.564.95.535.394.864.574.794.485.023.7157.46
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boone, NC
CBSA Type28607
CBSA Population46678
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours