ZIP Code 28659 - North Wilkesboro North Carolina

ZIP Code 28659 is located in North Wilkesboro North Carolina. Portions of 28659 are also in Fairplains and Cricket and Mulberry and Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro Township and Mulberry Township (Wilkes County) and Wilkesboro Township and Rock Creek Township (Wilkes County) and Somers Township. 28659 is entirely within Wilkes County. Regionally, 28659 is located in the Piedmont Triad Area.

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ZIP Code 28659 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameNorth Wilkesboro
Primary CountyWilkes County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)21,460
Area Code(s)336 / 743
Current Time
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ZIP Code 28659 Map

28659 Demographics

28659 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 28659 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28659 is White. The current unemployment level in 28659 is 3.3%.

Population21,460
Population Growth Rate5.91%
Population Density208 People per Square Mile
Total Households8,469
Percentage High Income Households0.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$48,097
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$611,770
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 84.68%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 67.16%

28659 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White18,72084.68%
Black1,2225.53%
Hispanic2,0929.46%
Asian640.29%
Native American80.04%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28659 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White1,04373.19%
Black594.14%
Hispanic31722.25%
Asian50.35%
Native American10.07%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28659 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College9088.77%
Bachelor Degree1,12510.87%
High School Diploma3,71935.92%
No High School Diploma2192.12%
GED or Alternate6226.01%
1 or More Years of College1,87518.11%
Associates Degree1,45714.07%
Masters Degree3433.31%
Professional Degree460.44%
Doctorate Degree390.38%

28659 Geography

Coordinates36.16588211,-81.07745361
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28659
RegionPiedmont Triad Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNorth Wilkesboro, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area103 Square Miles

28659 Politics

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28659 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45e - Northern Inner Piedmont

28659 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24263341505964625542332643
Avg Max Temp (°F)47526070788488868071605169
Avg Precip (In.)4.33.894.864.244.634.534.264.114.43.773.533.5550.08

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