ZIP Code 28622 - Elk Park Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameElk Park
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Avery
Secondary County: Watauga
Area Code828
Current Population:2527
Racial Majority:White 93.95%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.8%
Unemployment Rate:3.4%
Median Household Income$31526
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38600
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time29.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2953 - 4147 ft.
Area36 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.19705900, -81.94785700

Zip Code 28622 Profile

ZIP Code 28622 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. ZIP code 28622 is primarily located in Avery County. Portions of 28622 are also located in Watauga County. The official US Postal Service name for 28622 is ELK PARK, North Carolina. Portions of ZIP code 28622 are contained within or border the city limits of Beech Mountain, NC, Elk Park, NC, . The area code for ZIP code 28622 is 828. 28622 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28622 is 3.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28622 increased to 2527 from 2457 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28622 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28622 public schools is White. 73.3% of students in 28622 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1831 93.95% 2377 -23%
 Black Or African American 37 1.9% 11 +236%
 Hispanic 42 2.15% 114 -63%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.41% 12 -33%
 Asian 6 0.31% 2 +200%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.28% 10 +150%

Zip Code 28622 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.8%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 28622 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population25272457
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households1056
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$31526
Income Under $50K Per Year72.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.00%
28622 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 11Mark MeadowsRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$225875
Average Real Estate Sale Price$148271
Current Unemployment Level 3.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F 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 28622 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20222937465357565038302439
Avg Max Temp (°F)42455462697579787364554662
Avg Precip (In.)3.773.494.483.94.334.663.944.374.013.513.622.8546.93
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours