ZIP Code 28618 - Deep Gap North Carolina

ZIP Code 28618 is located in Deep Gap North Carolina. Portions of 28618 are also in Stony Fork Township and Elk Township (Watauga County) and Elk Township (Wilkes County) and Jobs Cabin Township and New River Township. 28618 is primarily within Watauga County, with some portions in Wilkes County. Regionally, it is located in the Tri-Cities Region.

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ZIP Code 28618 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameDeep Gap
Primary CountyWatauga County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)2,196
Area Code(s)336 / 743 / 828
Current Time

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28618 Demographics

28618 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 28618 is White. The current unemployment level in 28618 is 3.4%.

Population Growth Rate13.61%
Population Density63 People per Square Mile
Total Households760
Percentage High Income Households2.1%
Median Household Income (2021)$56,378
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$493,750
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 95.36%

28618 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28618 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College807.84%
Bachelor Degree22421.94%
High School Diploma11411.17%
No High School Diploma191.86%
GED or Alternate646.27%
1 or More Years of College14514.2%
Associates Degree15515.18%
Masters Degree15715.38%
Professional Degree191.86%
Doctorate Degree444.31%

28618 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28618
RegionsTri-Cities Region
Piedmont Triad Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreasBoone, NC
North Wilkesboro, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area35 Square Miles

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28618 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains

28618 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23243239485660595340322641
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465564727881807465554763
Avg Precip (In.)4.213.995.254.455.

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