Zip Code 28618 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDeep Gap
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Watauga
Secondary County: Wilkes
Area Code828
Alternate Zip Code NamesTRIPLETT
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesMEADOW CREEK
STONY FORK
Current Population:2352
Racial Majority:White 97.26%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$43092
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51190
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time22.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1660 - 3235 ft.
Area40 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.21054800, -81.51505700

Zip Code 28618 Description

Zip Code 28618 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28618 is primarily located in Watauga County. Portions of 28618 are also located in Wilkes County. The official US Postal Service name for 28618 is DEEP GAP, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28618 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 28618 is within area code 828 and area code 336. 28618 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28618 is 3.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28618 increased to 2352 from 1825 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28618 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28618 public schools is . % of students in 28618 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1772 97.26% 2226 -20%
 Black Or African American 9 0.49% 26 -65%
 Hispanic 28 1.54% 65 -57%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 3 0.16% 8 -63%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.55% 22 -55%

Zip Code 28618 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 28618 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population23521825
Male Population51.70%
Female Population48.30%
Total Households986
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$43092
Income Under $50K Per Year56.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.30%
28618 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$168000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$157231
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
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 28618 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23243239485660595340322641
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465564727881807465554763
Avg Precip (In.)4.213.995.254.455.115.024.64.074.54.034.163.5452.92
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boone, NC
CBSA Type28618
CBSA Population46678
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours