Zip Code 28626 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFleetwood
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ashe
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:2714
Racial Majority:White 98%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$38258
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56190
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2917 - 3376 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.29209000, -81.50084700

Zip Code 28626 Description

Zip Code 28626 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28626 is primarily located in Ashe County. The official US Postal Service name for 28626 is FLEETWOOD, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28626 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 28626 is 336. 28626 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28626 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28626 increased to 2714 from 1818 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28626 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28626 public schools is . % of students in 28626 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2449 98% 2539 -4%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2% 11 -55%
 Hispanic 40 1.6% 113 -65%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 9 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 37 0.2% 37 -86%

Zip Code 28626 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 28626 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population27141818
Male Population50.30%
Female Population49.70%
Total Households1120
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38258
Income Under $50K Per Year63.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
28626 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$270871
Average Real Estate Sale Price$153468
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 66c - New River Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 28626 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21233038475459575139312439
Avg Max Temp (°F)42455362707680787363544662
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours