ZIP Code 28685 - Traphill North Carolina

ZIP Code 28685 is located in Traphill North Carolina. Portions of 28685 are also in Traphill Township and Walnut Grove Township (Wilkes County) and Rock Creek Township (Wilkes County) and Edwards Township. 28685 is primarily within Wilkes County, with some portions in Alleghany County. Regionally, it is located in the Piedmont Triad Area.

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ZIP Code 28685 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameTraphill
Primary CountyWilkes County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)2,038
Area Code(s)336 / 743
Current Time

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28685 Demographics

28685 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 28685 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28685 is White. The current unemployment level in 28685 is 3.9%.

Population Growth Rate-2.79%
Population Density44 People per Square Mile
Total Households677
Percentage High Income Households1.6%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$39,464
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$49,130
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.9%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 98.06%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 83.12%

28685 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander191.01%

28685 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28685 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College839.06%
Bachelor Degree505.46%
High School Diploma41845.63%
No High School Diploma111.2%
GED or Alternate596.44%
1 or More Years of College13815.07%
Associates Degree12613.76%
Masters Degree101.09%
Professional Degree212.29%
Doctorate Degree00%

28685 Geography

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RegionPiedmont Triad Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNorth Wilkesboro, NC
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area46 Square Miles

28685 Politics

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28685 Schools

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28685 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45e - Northern Inner Piedmont

28685 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253240505863615441332642
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505968768286857869594967
Avg Precip (In.)3.923.84.894.34.664.374.273.984.43.743.593.4849.39

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