Zip Code 28668 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRoaring Gap
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Alleghany
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:300
Racial Majority:White 94.68%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$35000
Average Adjusted Gross Income$155310
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2284 - 2467 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.38680600, -81.00685700

Zip Code 28668 Description

Zip Code 28668 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 28668 is primarily located in Alleghany County. The official US Postal Service name for 28668 is ROARING GAP, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28668 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 28668 is 336. 28668 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28668 is 5.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28668 increased to 300 from 142 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28668 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28668 public schools is . % of students in 28668 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 409 94.68% 291 +41%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 23 5.32% 7 +229%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0% 0 +0%

Zip Code 28668 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 28668 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population300142
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households139
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$35000
Income Under $50K Per Year58.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.30%
28668 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$331556
Average Real Estate Sale Price$80233
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 66c - New River Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 28668 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22243138475560585239312440
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465564727882817565554664
Avg Precip (In.)3.973.724.924.44.984.44.353.984.394.034.223.350.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
North Wilkesboro, NC
CBSA Type28668
CBSA Population67430
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours