Zip Code 28665 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePurlear
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wilkes
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:2571
Racial Majority:White 98.92%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$42262
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54810
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time34.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1289 - 3297 ft.
Area65 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.20867300, -81.37122800

Zip Code 28665 Description

Zip Code 28665 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 28665 is primarily located in Wilkes County. The official US Postal Service name for 28665 is PURLEAR, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28665 are contained within or border the city limits of Millers Creek, NC, . The area code for zip code 28665 is 336. 28665 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28665 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28665 increased to 2571 from 2488 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28665 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28665 public schools is . % of students in 28665 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2484 98.92% 2507 -1%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 6 -100%
 Hispanic 27 1.08% 35 -23%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 4 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 18 0% 18 -100%

Zip Code 28665 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 28665 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population25712488
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households1061
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42262
Income Under $50K Per Year61.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.90%
28665 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$304089
Average Real Estate Sale Price$105327
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 28665 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253240495762605441332642
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495867748185837768584966
Avg Precip (In.)4.173.865.064.424.894.824.433.764.43.93.953.4751.1
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
North Wilkesboro, NC
CBSA Type28665
CBSA Population67430
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours