Zip Code 28612 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameConnelly Springs
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Burke
Secondary County: Catawba
Area Code828
Current Population:12397
Racial Majority:White 92.7%
Public School Racial Majority:White 84.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$43017
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44290
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1040 - 2372 ft.
Area86 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.66234400, -81.53655100

Zip Code 28612 Description

Zip Code 28612 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28612 is primarily located in Burke County. Portions of 28612 are also located in Catawba County. The official US Postal Service name for 28612 is CONNELLYS SPRINGS, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28612 are contained within or border the city limits of Connelly Springs, NC, Icard, NC, Rutherford College, NC, Valdese, NC, Hildebran, NC, and Rhodhiss, NC. Zip code 28612 is within area code 828, area code 980 and area code 704. 28612 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28612 is 4.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% 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 28612 increased to 12397 from 12324 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28612 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28612 public schools is White. 60.8% of students in 28612 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 11650 92.7% 11364 +3%
 Black Or African American 122 0.97% 133 -8%
 Hispanic 149 1.19% 219 -32%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.32% 22 +82%
 Asian 441 3.51% 537 -18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 113 1.31% 113 +46%

Zip Code 28612 Race/Ethnicity

 White 84.3%
 Black Or African American 0.8%
 Hispanic 4.8%
 Asian 7.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 28612 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1239712324
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households4801
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
60.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$43017
Income Under $50K Per Year58.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.50%
28612 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 11Mark MeadowsRepublican
North Carolina District 10Patrick McHenryRepublican
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28612 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
86Hugh BlackwellRepublican
89Mitchell S. SetzerRepublican
112David RogersRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$163374
Average Real Estate Sale Price$87389
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28612 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543536165645845362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536170778487868071615269
Avg Precip (In.)4.24.034.833.774.484.554.243.984.313.723.653.6549.41
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
CBSA Type28612
CBSA Population368496
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours