Zip Code 28657 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNewland
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Avery
Secondary County: Burke
Area Code828
Alternate Zip Code NamesFRANK
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesALTAMONT
Current Population:9488
Racial Majority:White 86.17%
Public School Racial Majority:White 84.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$37981
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44120
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range2031 - 4567 ft.
Area182 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.02545300, -81.94353100

Zip Code 28657 Description

Zip Code 28657 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28657 is primarily located in Avery County. Portions of 28657 are also located in Burke County. The official US Postal Service name for 28657 is NEWLAND, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28657 are contained within or border the city limits of Grandfather, NC, Newland, NC, Crossnore, NC, Sugar Mountain, NC, and Seven Devils, NC. The area code for zip code 28657 is 828. 28657 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28657 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% and is lower 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 28657 decreased to 9488 from 10245 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28657 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28657 public schools is White. 60.7% of students in 28657 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8312 86.17% 8940 -7%
 Black Or African American 43 0.45% 30 +43%
 Hispanic 647 6.71% 406 +59%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 76 0.79% 22 +245%
 Asian 79 0.82% 20 +295%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 10 0% 10 -100%
 Two Or More Races 57 5.07% 57 +758%

Zip Code 28657 Race/Ethnicity

 White 84.9%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 12.9%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 28657 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population948810245
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households4101
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37981
Income Under $50K Per Year64.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.60%
28657 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 11Mark MeadowsRepublican
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28657 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
85Josh DobsonRepublican
86Hugh BlackwellRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$199270
Average Real Estate Sale Price$204000
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 66g - Southern Metasedimentary Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 28657 Annual Climate Data

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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours