Zip Code 28640 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameJefferson
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ashe
Secondary County: Wilkes
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:4719
Racial Majority:White 83.77%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$34514
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53720
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2792 - 3425 ft.
Area35 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.40286800, -81.40497800

Zip Code 28640 Description

Zip Code 28640 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28640 is primarily located in Ashe County. Portions of 28640 are also located in Wilkes County. The official US Postal Service name for 28640 is JEFFERSON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28640 are contained within or border the city limits of Jefferson, NC, . The area code for zip code 28640 is 336. 28640 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28640 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 28640 increased to 4719 from 4079 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28640 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28640 public schools is White. 75.3% of students in 28640 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4387 83.77% 4286 +2%
 Black Or African American 112 2.14% 50 +124%
 Hispanic 597 11.4% 314 +90%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.25% 5 +160%
 Asian 34 0.65% 32 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.79% 28 +236%

Zip Code 28640 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.4%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 14.5%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 28640 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population47194079
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households1979
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
75.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$34514
Income Under $50K Per Year66.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.60%
28640 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$292831
Average Real Estate Sale Price$136071
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 ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 66c - New River Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 28640 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21222936465358565037302338
Avg Max Temp (°F)42455362707680797364544662
Avg Precip (In.)4.13.824.814.165.074.544.494.224.133.644.123.3550.46
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours