Zip Code 28630 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGranite Falls
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Caldwell
Secondary County: Alexander
Area Code828
Alternate Zip Code NamesSAWMILLS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBATON
Current Population:20041
Racial Majority:White 92.49%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$47542
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52000
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1011 - 1408 ft.
Area62 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.82649900, -81.41912200

Zip Code 28630 Description

Zip Code 28630 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28630 is primarily located in Caldwell County. Portions of 28630 are also located in Alexander County. The official US Postal Service name for 28630 is GRANITE FALLS, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28630 are contained within or border the city limits of Granite Falls, NC, Sawmills, NC, Hickory, NC, Rhodhiss, NC, Northlakes, NC, Cajahs Mountain, NC, and Bethlehem, NC. The area code for zip code 28630 is 828. 28630 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28630 is 4.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher 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 28630 increased to 20041 from 17116 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28630 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28630 public schools is White. 53.6% of students in 28630 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 19180 92.49% 18775 +2%
 Black Or African American 169 0.81% 190 -11%
 Hispanic 876 4.22% 701 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.07% 44 -66%
 Asian 212 1.02% 109 +94%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 19 0.16% 19 +74%
 Two Or More Races 199 1.22% 199 +27%

Zip Code 28630 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.7%
 Black Or African American 1.3%
 Hispanic 5.4%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 28630 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2004117116
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households7894
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47542
Income Under $50K Per Year52.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.90%
28630 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 11Mark MeadowsRepublican
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
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28630 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
73Lee ZacharyRepublican
87Destin HallRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$137815
Average Real Estate Sale Price$151782
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28630 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27293644536166655845362946
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536170778487868071615269
Avg Precip (In.)4.143.974.773.694.394.54.193.914.243.653.593.5948.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
CBSA Type28630
CBSA Population368496
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours