Zip Code 28690 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameValdese
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Burke
Area Code828
Current Population:9295
Racial Majority:White 82.08%
Public School Racial Majority:White 79.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$41175
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47700
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time21.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1096 - 1473 ft.
Area24 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.73301200, -81.57428000

Zip Code 28690 Description

Zip Code 28690 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28690 is primarily located in Burke County. The official US Postal Service name for 28690 is VALDESE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28690 are contained within or border the city limits of Valdese, NC, Rutherford College, NC, and Drexel, NC. The area code for zip code 28690 is 828. 28690 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28690 is 4.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28690 decreased to 9295 from 9603 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28690 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28690 public schools is White. 51.8% of students in 28690 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7435 82.08% 8404 -12%
 Black Or African American 482 5.32% 224 +115%
 Hispanic 277 3.06% 202 +37%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99 1.09% 17 +482%
 Asian 600 6.62% 342 +75%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 61 0.67% 7 +771%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 97 1.15% 97 +7%

Zip Code 28690 Race/Ethnicity

 White 79.9%
 Black Or African American 2.8%
 Hispanic 5%
 Asian 7.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 28690 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population92959603
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households4006
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$41175
Income Under $50K Per Year60.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.90%
28690 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 11Mark MeadowsRepublican
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28690 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
86Hugh BlackwellRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$159458
Average Real Estate Sale Price$91475
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28690 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543526065645744352845
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536270788488868071615269
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
CBSA Type28690
CBSA Population368496
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours