ZIP Code 28657 - Newland North Carolina

ZIP Code 28657 is located in Newland North Carolina. Portions of 28657 are also in Crossnore and Jonas Ridge Township and Ingalls Township and Altamont Township and Carey's Flat Township and Newland No. 1 Township. 28657 is primarily within Avery County, with some portions in Burke County and Mitchell County. Regionally, it is located in the Tri-Cities Region.

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ZIP Code 28657 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameNewland
Primary CountyAvery County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)8,201
Area Code(s)828
Current Time
EST

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28657 Demographics

28657 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 28657 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28657 is White. The current unemployment level in 28657 is 3.7%.

Population8,201
Population Growth Rate-11.53%
Population Density50 People per Square Mile
Total Households4,239
Percentage High Income Households1.3%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$43,762
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$46,700
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 94.02%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 80.03%

28657 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White7,95594.02%
Black10.01%
Hispanic3954.67%
Asian60.07%
Native American1041.23%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28657 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White93482%
Black30.26%
Hispanic18816.51%
Asian90.79%
Native American30.26%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20.18%

28657 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College3305.44%
Bachelor Degree82413.57%
High School Diploma2,24737.02%
No High School Diploma991.63%
GED or Alternate4106.75%
1 or More Years of College1,04417.2%
Associates Degree64910.69%
Masters Degree3686.06%
Professional Degree761.25%
Doctorate Degree230.38%

28657 Geography

Coordinates36.02546310,-81.94353485
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28657
RegionsTri-Cities Region
Metro Charlotte
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaHickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area164 Square Miles

28657 Politics

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28657 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion66g - Southern Metasedimentary Mountains

28657 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20222937465358565039312339
Avg Max Temp (°F)40435159677377767062534460
Avg Precip (In.)4.664.375.554.845.525.485.034.914.984.24.513.6157.67

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