Zip Code 28624 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFerguson
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wilkes
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:1639
Racial Majority:White 100%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.5%
Median Household Income$37956
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43290
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time30.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1198 - 2146 ft.
Area65 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.12189300, -81.41467500

Zip Code 28624 Description

Zip Code 28624 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 28624 is primarily located in Wilkes County. The official US Postal Service name for 28624 is FERGUSON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28624 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 28624 is within area code 336 and area code 828. 28624 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28624 is 4.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% 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 28624 increased to 1639 from 1371 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28624 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28624 public schools is White. 64.3% of students in 28624 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1657 100% 1541 +8%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 59 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 12 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 22 0% 22 -100%

Zip Code 28624 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.5%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 3.9%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 28624 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population16391371
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households710
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37956
Income Under $50K Per Year66.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.00%
28624 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$620563
Average Real Estate Sale Price$100007
Current Unemployment Level 4.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 28624 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263441515964625643342743
Avg Max Temp (°F)47515969768387857970605068
Avg Precip (In.)4.143.834.914.184.734.714.344.274.343.763.663.5350.4
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
North Wilkesboro, NC
CBSA Type28624
CBSA Population67430
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours