Zip Code 28645 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLenoir
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Caldwell
Secondary County: Wilkes
Area Code828
Alternate Zip Code NamesCAJAHS MOUNTAIN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBROWN MOUNTAIN BEACH
Current Population:47703
Racial Majority:White 83.85%
Public School Racial Majority:White 71.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$40525
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44750
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1116 - 3507 ft.
Area314 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.98035400, -81.54021600

Zip Code 28645 Description

Zip Code 28645 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28645 is primarily located in Caldwell County. Portions of 28645 are also located in Wilkes County. The official US Postal Service name for 28645 is LENOIR, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28645 are contained within or border the city limits of Lenoir, NC, Gamewell, NC, Cajahs Mountain, NC, Cedar Rock, NC, Blowing Rock, NC, and Hudson, NC. Zip code 28645 is within area code 828 and area code 336. 28645 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28645 is 4.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher 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 28645 increased to 47703 from 46477 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28645 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28645 public schools is White. 66.9% of students in 28645 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 38969 83.85% 40552 -4%
 Black Or African American 3520 7.57% 3664 -4%
 Hispanic 2727 5.87% 2420 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 136 0.29% 93 +46%
 Asian 284 0.61% 268 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 70 0.15% 7 +900%
 Other Race 43 0.07% 43 -28%
 Two Or More Races 656 1.59% 656 +12%

Zip Code 28645 Race/Ethnicity

 White 71.3%
 Black Or African American 10.6%
 Hispanic 11.5%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 5.8%

Zip Code 28645 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4770346477
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households19357
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40525
Income Under $50K Per Year61.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.40%
28645 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 11Mark MeadowsRepublican
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
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28645 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
86Hugh BlackwellRepublican
87Destin HallRepublican
93C. Ray RussellDemocrat
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28645 North Carolina State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
45Deanna BallardRepublican
46Warren DanielRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$162290
Average Real Estate Sale Price$94409
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.1%
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 28645 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)26283542526165645744352845
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536171788488868071615269
Avg Precip (In.)4.033.864.814.094.744.574.453.94.393.723.663.5549.78
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
CBSA Type28645
CBSA Population368496
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours