ZIP Code 28665 - Purlear North Carolina

ZIP Code 28665 is located in Purlear North Carolina. Portions of 28665 are also in Jobs Cabin Township and Stanton Township and Lewis Fork Township and Reddies River Township and Union Township (Wilkes County). 28665 is entirely within Wilkes County. Regionally, it is located in the Piedmont Triad Area.

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ZIP Code 28665 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NamePurlear
Primary CountyWilkes County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)2,780
Area Code(s)336 / 743
Current Time

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28665 Demographics

28665 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 28665 is White. The current unemployment level in 28665 is 3.9%.

Population Growth Rate24.75%
Population Density43 People per Square Mile
Total Households1,048
Percentage High Income Households1.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$37,500
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$59,060
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.9%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 99.54%

28665 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28665 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1408.83%
Bachelor Degree25616.15%
High School Diploma48230.41%
No High School Diploma291.83%
GED or Alternate1066.69%
1 or More Years of College28918.23%
Associates Degree16010.09%
Masters Degree1076.75%
Professional Degree00%
Doctorate Degree161.01%

28665 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28665
RegionPiedmont Triad Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNorth Wilkesboro, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area64 Square Miles

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28665 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains

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

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