Zip Code 28615 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCreston
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ashe
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:1876
Racial Majority:White 98.28%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$29050
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39380
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time37.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range3009 - 4387 ft.
Area73 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.45175600, -81.65039100

Zip Code 28615 Description

Zip Code 28615 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28615 is primarily located in Ashe County. The official US Postal Service name for 28615 is CRESTON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28615 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 28615 is 336. 28615 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28615 is 4.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28615 decreased to 1876 from 1987 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28615 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28615 public schools is . % of students in 28615 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1828 98.28% 1778 +3%
 Black Or African American 4 0.22% 5 -20%
 Hispanic 16 0.86% 45 -64%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 12 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 30 0.65% 30 -60%

Zip Code 28615 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 28615 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population18761987
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households823
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$29050
Income Under $50K Per Year74.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.40%
28615 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$322138
Average Real Estate Sale Price$115877
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 28615 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20222936455257555037292338
Avg Max Temp (°F)43455361697579787364544562
Avg Precip (In.)3.994.085.414.455.565.114.654.324.424.284.663.6754.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours