Zip Code 28631 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGrassy Creek
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ashe
Secondary County: Alleghany
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:637
Racial Majority:White 93.21%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$36372
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45160
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.5 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2654 - 2930 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.55310000, -81.41200200

Zip Code 28631 Description

Zip Code 28631 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28631 is primarily located in Ashe County. Portions of 28631 are also located in Alleghany County. The official US Postal Service name for 28631 is GRASSY CREEK, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28631 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 28631 is 336. 28631 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28631 is 4.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28631 increased to 637 from 511 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28631 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28631 public schools is . % of students in 28631 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 590 93.21% 578 +2%
 Black Or African American 10 1.58% 1 +900%
 Hispanic 14 2.21% 48 -71%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 9 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 1 3% 1 +1800%

Zip Code 28631 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 28631 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population637511
Male Population52.60%
Female Population47.40%
Total Households284
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36372
Income Under $50K Per Year67.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
28631 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$228294
Average Real Estate Sale Price$118787
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 66c - New River Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 28631 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21222937465458565038302339
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465463707781807464554663
Avg Precip (In.)3.93.684.74.094.944.434.213.913.973.763.953.248.73
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours