Zip Code 28683 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThurmond
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Surry
Secondary County: Wilkes
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:1697
Racial Majority:White 96.94%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$43298
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44090
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time37.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1286 - 2592 ft.
Area36 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.38711000, -80.91627300

Zip Code 28683 Description

Zip Code 28683 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 28683 is primarily located in Surry County. Portions of 28683 are also located in Wilkes County. The official US Postal Service name for 28683 is THURMOND, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28683 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 28683 is 336. 28683 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28683 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 28683 increased to 1697 from 1611 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28683 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28683 public schools is . % of students in 28683 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1615 96.94% 1627 -1%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 9 -100%
 Hispanic 10 0.6% 26 -62%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 1.68% 10 +180%
 Asian 13 0.78% 5 +160%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 20 0% 20 -100%

Zip Code 28683 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 28683 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population16971611
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households719
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$43298
Income Under $50K Per Year59.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.90%
28683 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$202947
Average Real Estate Sale Price$76344
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 28683 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253240505863615441332642
Avg Max Temp (°F)45505868758286847869584967
Avg Precip (In.)4.013.684.814.234.674.354.284.074.363.723.523.4949.17
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
North Wilkesboro, NC
CBSA Type28683
CBSA Population67430
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 28683
Surry Central High SchoolSurry
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 28683
Central Middle SchoolSurry
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 28683
Mountain Park Elementary SchoolSurry