Zip Code 28658 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNewton
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Catawba
Area Code828
Current Population:27022
Racial Majority:White 74.96%
Public School Racial Majority:White 68.3%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$47430
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54130
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range909 - 1056 ft.
Area74 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.63521100, -81.24145600

Zip Code 28658 Description

Zip Code 28658 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28658 is primarily located in Catawba County. The official US Postal Service name for 28658 is NEWTON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28658 are contained within or border the city limits of Newton, NC, Maiden, NC, Hickory, NC, and Conover, NC. Zip code 28658 is within area code 828, area code 980 and area code 704. 28658 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28658 is 5.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28658 increased to 27022 from 24978 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28658 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28658 public schools is White. 52.6% of students in 28658 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 19761 74.96% 20418 -3%
 Black Or African American 2507 9.51% 2477 +1%
 Hispanic 2240 8.5% 2638 -15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.03% 50 -82%
 Asian 1316 4.99% 1020 +29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 45 0.17% 5 +800%
 Other Race 50 0% 50 -100%
 Two Or More Races 364 1.84% 364 +33%

Zip Code 28658 Race/Ethnicity

 White 68.3%
 Black Or African American 8%
 Hispanic 12%
 Asian 6.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 5.2%

Zip Code 28658 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2702224978
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households10356
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
52.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$47430
Income Under $50K Per Year52.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.40%
28658 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 10Patrick McHenryRepublican
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28658 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
89Mitchell S. SetzerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$144817
Average Real Estate Sale Price$102609
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
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 28658 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)27293744546266655946373046
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536271788487868071615269
Avg Precip (In.)4.153.874.743.564.484.374.153.824.133.643.533.6248.05
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
CBSA Type28658
CBSA Population368496
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours