Zip Code 28679 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSugar Grove
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Watauga
Secondary County: Avery
Area Code828
Current Population:2064
Racial Majority:White 90.94%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$40937
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54580
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2841 - 3160 ft.
Area25 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.25878400, -81.84207400

Zip Code 28679 Description

Zip Code 28679 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28679 is primarily located in Watauga County. Portions of 28679 are also located in Avery County. The official US Postal Service name for 28679 is SUGAR GROVE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28679 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 28679 is 828. 28679 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28679 is 3.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28679 increased to 2064 from 1534 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28679 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28679 public schools is White. 46% of students in 28679 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1896 90.94% 1961 -3%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 3 -100%
 Hispanic 140 6.71% 60 +133%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 6 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 30 2.35% 30 +63%

Zip Code 28679 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.7%
 Black Or African American 0.9%
 Hispanic 6.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 28679 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population20641534
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households853
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40937
Income Under $50K Per Year60.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.60%
28679 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
North Carolina District 11Mark MeadowsRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$243743
Average Real Estate Sale Price$252667
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 28679 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21233037465458575138302439
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465462707680797465554662
Avg Precip (In.)4.484.194.664.734.94.454.154.073.993.333.793.0849.82
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boone, NC
CBSA Type28679
CBSA Population46678
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours